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Gender: Male Meaning of Castor: "pious one" Origin of Castor: Greek

The name Castor is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "pious one". Castor and is often added to lists like Mythology Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Forget the oil. It's one of the twins that make up the constellation Gemini, and a mythological name on the cutting-edge of fashion; used by Metallica's James Hetfield.

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Pop Culture References for the name Castor

Caster, Castorio, Kastor

16 names similar to Castor

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Scarlett_mcm Says:


I can't get over the fact that it means beaver in French.

paulapuddephatt Says:


Many aspects appeal, but I much prefer Casper, for a similar sound.

LavenderLullabies Says:


Me too.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Cool, I love Pokémon!

LaurenDH Says:


Reminds me of Castform, a cute little Pokémon whose form changes depending on weather.

Catastroffy Says:


Also the French word for a beaver.

Zelliew Says:


I immediately think of caster oil