What's In a Name?
Well, the first thing you may be asking yourself is, "What is Etymology?" Etymology is simply
true meaning, origin, or history of a word.
What I have here are the true meanings of the names of some major figures from Greek mythology.
This can have a lot of interesting uses. If you want to name a pet after a figure from Greek
mythology, you can pick a name which truly represents the animal by knowing the etymology behind
the name. You can also find out why characters named after figures from Greek myth are named
what they're named. For instance, the character Apollo from the Rocky movies fits perfect. Apollo
means "destroy & excite" and that's exactly what the character in Rocky did...destroyed
opponents and excited the audience. Have I caught your interest yet? Ok, here's the table....