Name: Castor

Origin and Meaning of the Name Castor

  • Meaning:
    Beaver
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  • Meaning:
    Beaver
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  • Meaning:
    He who shines
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (KASS tor)
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Miscellaneous Info for Castor

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Castor is the Latinised form of the Greek name Kastor. In Greek mythology Kastor was a natural son of the Greek king Tyndareos. Together with his twin brother Pollux he forms the starsign Gemini. Castor is the modern French word for beaver.

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