Gender: Male Meaning of Cupid: "desire" Origin of Cupid: Latin

Cupid Origin and Meaning

The name Cupid is a boy's name of Latin, Ancient_Languages/Civilizations origin meaning "desire".

The name of the Roman god of love, the son of Venus, considered so romantic as to be unfit for mere mortals. Yet now that Romeo and Venus herself are fair game for modern babies, why not Cupid?

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Eliane Says:


Looks like Stupid with a typo.

roseofjune Says:


This makes me cringe. Is it really worth all the Cupid's Arrow jokes and comparisons to fat baby cherubim?