Endymion

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Gender: M Origin of Endymion: Greek mythology name

The name of a mythically handsome youth, who was loved by the Moon, who bore him fifty daughters--all this could be a lot for a modern boy to handle.

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Famous People Named Endymion

Endymion Porter, English diplomat
Endymion Porter Wilkinson, English diplomat and Sinologist

Pop Culture References for the name Endymion

"Endymion" (1818), narrative poem by John Keats about the Greek mythological character (beginning "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever")
Endymion Ferrar, sweet-tempered title character of Disraeli's "Endymion" (1880 novel)
Prince Endymion, a character in anime "Sailor Moon"
"Endymion," novel by Dan Simmons about Aenea and Raul Endymion
"Endymion Spring," novel by Matthew Skelton and its main character
Endymion, a very popular Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Usual English pronunciation: en-DIM-ee-un

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