Gender: Female Meaning of Andromache: "battle of man" Origin of Andromache: Greek,"battle of man"

Andromache Origin and Meaning

The name Andromache is a girl's name meaning "battle of man".

Andromache is a name found scattered throughout ancient literature. She was Hector's long-suffering wife in The Iliad and The Odyssey, featured in The Trojan Women and Andromache by Euripides, then later appeared in Shakepeare's Troilus and Cressida, and Jean Racine's 1667 play Andromaque. It is not likely to make many appearances in the modern world.

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peaseblossom Says:


I'd pronounce it on-DRAW-muh'kee.

Yara Says:


This is close.

kpearl8 Says:


It seems like the greek pronunciation is close to an-drow-MAH-khee, but the anglicized version I have heard used before is ann-DRAH-muh-kee

Haids1987 Says:


I think it's andrah-MACKY.

Essa Says:


How is this pronounced?