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Eryx

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Gender: Male Origin of Eryx: Greek mythology name

The name Eryx is a boy's name of Greek origin. Eryx and is often added to lists like Mythology Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

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Eryx has a sci-fi sound and deep roots. In Greek mythology, Eryx was the son of Poseidon and Aphrodite and a king in Sicily. He was a great boxer, but was eventually beaten by Heracles. He probably got his name from Mount Eryx in Sicily, now known as Erice. Never used before 2005, this could be a mythological gem to watch - and an alternative way to honor an Eric.

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caetano Says:

2016-01-05T04:26:59

Pretty cool name

RoddyThlayli Says:

2015-09-17T13:50:43

Kind of like Eric meets Alex, but with actual history. I like it.