Name: Ptolemy

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ptolemy

  • Meaning:
    Warlike
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (TO leh mee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Ptolemy

  • Additional Info:
    An English version of the Ancient Greek name. Ptolemy and Ptolemaeus, another transcription of the Ancient Greek form of the name, are often used interchangeably in historical documents. Ptolemy was very popular with the upper class of Greece for several hundred years before 1AD, so appears on many unrelated generals and leaders of the time.

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