Name: Alceste

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alceste

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    (ahl sehst)
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    English and French speaking countries
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    French cognate of Alkestis, Alceste is originally a female name from the Greek mythology. However, the name has also been bestowed on several famous male characters of French literature. This includes the main charater of the play "The Misanthrope" by 17th century playwright Molière, as well as a character of the famous French books "Le petit Nicolas."

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