Name: Alcyoneus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alcyoneus

  • Meaning:
    Calm
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (al SY ah NEE us)
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    Derived from the Latin 'alcyon' (a kingfisher, halcyon), which is from the Greek 'alkyon' (kingfisher), which is from hals (sea). Halcyon was the name given to a legendary bird said to have a calming effect on the seas during winter storms. The name has taken on the descriptive definition of halcyon (calm, tranquil, happy).

    The name is borne in Greek mythology by one of the giants, a son of Uranus and Gaea.

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