Name: Icarus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Icarus

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, perhaps "he follows"
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (IK ah rus)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Icarus)
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Miscellaneous Info for Icarus

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In Greek myth, Icarus and his father Daedalus attempted to escape from King Minos by flying to safety with wings of Daedalus' invention. Icarus flew too high, melting the wax that held the wings together, and fell into the ocean.

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