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Gender: Male Meaning of Cadmus: "one who excels" Origin of Cadmus: Greek

The name Cadmus is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "one who excels". Cadmus and is often added to lists like Ancient Roman Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 sons whose names started with...".

From the experts:

Cadmus is the name of the serpent-slaying hero of Greek mythology who also founded the city of Thebes and is credited with inventing the alphabet. Its ancient feel might appeal to modern parents — especially since Cadmus Peverell is a human Harry Potter character, one of the three original owners of the Deathly Hallows.

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