"of Athena"

Athenaeus Origin and Meaning

The name Athenaeus is a boy's name meaning "of Athena".

The most famous bearer of this name was Athenaeus of Naucratis, a Greek rhetorician and grammarian who wrote the Deipnosophistae , which roughly translates to "Dinner Table Philosophers." There was also an early Greek composer by the name, which relates to the goddess Athena and the city of Athens.