Name: Aegeus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Aegeus

  • Meaning:
    Protection; shield
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    (EE jee us)
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    English and Greek speaking countries
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    From the Greek Aigeus, derived from aigis (the goatskin shield of Zeus, a protection). The name is borne in Greek mythology by an Athenian king who drowned himself when he thought his son Theseus was dead.

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