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Endymion

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Greek mythology name

Endymion Origin and Meaning

The name Endymion is a boy's name of Greek origin.
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 PorterEnglish diplomat
  • Endymion Porter WilkinsonEnglish diplomat and Sinologist
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Endymion in Pop Culture

  • EndymionGreek mythological character; beautiful youth, son of Jupiter and Calyce, beloved by the moon goddess Selene, from Greek, perhaps literally "diver, plunger," from endyein "to enter into, sink into, plunge, dive," which was used in reference to the sun or stars setting into the sea. On this theory, he originally was a solar deity, a personification of the setting sun.
  • "Endymion" (1818)narrative poem by John Keats about the Greek mythological character
  • Endymion Ferrarsweet,tempered title character of Disraeli's "Endymion" (1880 novel)
  • Prince Endymiona 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
  • Endymiona very popular Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Usual English pronunciation: enDIM,ee,un
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