Gender: Male Origin of Bacchus: Greek mythology name

Bacchus Origin and Meaning

The name Bacchus is a boy's name of Greek origin.

Only if you're hoping for your son to become a wine-besotted poet.

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Zelliew Says:


An unattractive name

germanstar Says:


Exactly :)

jayt5 Says:


Nope, Bacchus was both Roman and Greek.
See the Wikipedia article on Dionysus ( Footnote 15 shows that in Sophocles' "Oedipus the King" and Euripides "Hippolytus", the god is referred to as Bacchus. Both Sophocles and Euripides were Greek.

Mirimouse Says:


Yes. Dionysus was his Greek counterpart.

Never mind, Blue_Eyes_Hufflepuff has me covered :)

Still can't really imagine naming a baby this though, no matter how great wine and parties are!

Blue_Eyed_Hufflepuff Says:


Mirimouse is right Bacchus is the name the Romans gave to the Greek God Dionysus

germanstar Says:


Are you sure?

Mirimouse Says:


Bacchus was Roman, not Greek.