Gender Masculine
Usage History
Scripts Πτολεμαῖος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. TAHL-ə-mee(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Πτολεμαῖος (Ptolemaios), derived from Greek πολεμήϊος (polemeios) meaning "aggressive, warlike". Ptolemy was the name of several Greco-Egyptian rulers of Egypt, all descendants of Ptolemy I Soter, one of the generals of Alexander the Great. This was also the name of a Greek astronomer.

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Entry updated November 20, 2020