Gender: Male Meaning of Eros: "desire" Origin of Eros: Greek mythology name, meaning "desire"

Eros Origin and Meaning

The name Eros is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "desire".

The name of the Greek winged god of sexual love may seem a lot to live up to, but like other deity names, it's on the rise. He appears in DC comics as an ally of Wonder Woman, and is the alias of Marvel's Starfox character. Eros is also the name of an asteroid in our solar system. The name is more popular in Italy, where it's been in the Top 200 in recent years,

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Pop Culture References for the name Eros


tinarett Says:


The singer Eros Ramazzotti comes to mind.

ladimon Says:


Please don't.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


Eros is sometimes portrayed as a merciless, strong man, making people suffer terrible heartache. But a lot of people will picture the typical Cupid image of a toddler with wings and a cute bow.