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Cadmus

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Greek
"one who excels"

Cadmus Origin and Meaning

The name Cadmus is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "one who excels".
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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Famous People Named Cadmus

  • Cadmus of Miletusancient Greek historian
  • Cadmus Marcellus WilcoxAmerican Confederate general

Cadmus in Pop Culture

  • Cadmushero in Greek mythology
  • Cadmus Peverellcharacter in the "Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling
  • "Cadmus et Hermione" musical tragedy by Jean,Baptiste Lully
  • Project Cadmusgenetic engineering project in DC Comics