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

The name Andromache is a girl's name meaning "battle of man". Andromache and is often added to lists like Names with Military Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Andromache

Andromache Karakatsanis, Canadian Supreme Court Justice

Pop Culture References for the name Andromache

Andromache, wife of the Trojan prince Hector, who appears in Homer's Iliad and in Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida"
Andromache, queen of the Amazons
Andromache, one of the would-be sacrificial victims of Minotaur
Andromache, a human queen from Sarah J Maas' A Court of Thorns And Roses series


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?