L names, Male, Names from Shakespeare's plays, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Lysander is the Latinized form of Ancient Greek Lysandros meaning "releasing man" or "freeing man", from Ancient Greek elements lysis (releasing, loosening, freeing) from lū́ō (to loose, loosen, to untie) from PIE *lewH- (to loosen, divide, cut apart); and andros (man), a genitive form of aner (man) which derives from PIE *h₂nḗr (man; power, force, vital energy). Lysander is the name of a character in Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's… Continue reading Lysander

Ancient Greek, Animals, Female, Greek, Greek mythology, H names, Horses/Stallions, Mythology, Names from Shakespeare's plays, Virtues/Attributes


Hippolyta is an Ancient Greek name, the Latinized form of Hippolyte, the feminine form of Hippolytos meaning "freer of horses" from Ancient Greek elements hippos (horse) and lytos (loosen, undone). In Greek mythology, Hippolyta was an Amazonian queen who possessed a magic girdle which was given to her by her father, the god Ares. It was one of the labors of Hercules… Continue reading Hippolyta