Name Hippolyte - Meaning and origin

Name Hippolyte - Meaning and origin

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Meaning of the name:

From the Greek hippos "horse" and "tamer" lutos. It is therefore "the man who tames the horses".

In the Greek religion, Hippolyte, son of King Theseus, rejected the advances of his mother-in-law, Phaedrus. The latter, in revenge, accuses him of wanting to attack his honor. Theseus then raises against him the wrath of Poseidon, who makes him perish.

In Greek mythology, Hippolite is the name of the queen of the Amazons, defeated by Hercules.


The 19th century French writer Hippolyte Taine, the "forbidden" love of Joséphine de Beauharnais Hippolyte Charles, the French painter Hippolyte Flandrin (1809-1894), the pioneer of photography and French inventor Hippolyte Bayard (1801-1887), the French actor Hippolyte Girardot ...

St. Hippolytus, priest and brilliant theologian of the third century, openly opposed four popes. Deported, he reconciled himself to Pope Pontian, who was also exiled. When they became friends, they both died in 235.
Hippolyte is the patron saint of prison guards and the protector of the hairs.

His character :

Very sensitive, Hippolyte is also a bold and reckless personality. Two character traits that make him an endearing and unifying person. always ready to help others, but also to leave for new adventures, Hippolyte is a conqueror with a tender heart.


Hippolyto, Ippolito.

His party :

Hippolytes are celebrated on August 13th.

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