Gender: Male Meaning of Alioth: "fat tail of the sheep" Origin of Alioth: Arabic

Alioth Origin and Meaning

The name Alioth is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "fat tail of the sheep".

The brightest star in Ursa Major, this is one of the major navigational stars used by ships.

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Lena_Aline Says:


Yes, I guess so. Thank you!

klaryan Says:


Possibly. I'm using this for a girl character. You could give him the nickname Eli to make it a bit more obvious that it's a boy

Lena_Aline Says:


Is this usable for a boy character?

OliviaSarah Says:


very pretty sound! I originally thought 'uh-LYE-uth' like Goliath but AL-ee-oth is really lovely.

steampunkleo Says:


Hehe, laughed at the meaning.