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Gender: M Meaning of Ptolemy: "aggressive, warlike" Origin of Ptolemy: Greek

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Pronounced "TAHL-a-mee," this was the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals and several Greco-Egyptian rulers, as well as the name of a famous Greek astronomer. Actress Gretchen Mol brought it into modern times when she chose it for her baby.

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