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Gender: M Pronunciation: ee-po-LET Meaning of Hippolyte: "he who frees horses" Origin of Hippolyte: French from Greek

This name of an unfortunate youth in classical legend, later borne by several saints, is not uncommon in France, but has barely set foot on American soil and is unlikely to do so. It was the middle name of famed French playwright Jean Giraudoux.

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One of the characters in Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary!

Hippolyte's International Variations

Hipolito (Portuguese) Hippolytos (Greek) Ippolito (Italian)