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Gender: Male Origin of Icarus: Greek mythology name

The name Icarus is a boy's name of Greek origin. Icarus and is often added to lists like Mythology Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

Icarus, the mythological figure famous for flying too close to the sun, has a couple of negatives: his rash reputation, and those "icky" nicknames.

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Popularity

Icarus is #621 on Nameberry

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Famous People Named Icarus

Pop Culture References for the name Icarus

Ikaros, Ikarus

Comments

adadadad Says:

2018-08-14T21:00:45

you've married an icarus... he's flown too close to the sun

afluffmuffin Says:

2018-06-16T17:24:36

...ikarus is worse

Natalie Gibbons Says:

2017-08-01T14:00:38

My boy is called Icarus and i absolutely love it and he really suits it.

WiseBird39 Says:

2016-03-23T23:44:02

I will take this time to remind everybody who has or has not read Greek mythology that Icarus plummeted to his death for disobeying his father's VERY CLEAR instructions. Not such a great role model.

katinka Says:

2016-02-25T15:55:02

My taste in names is getting more and more bizarre the longer I spend on here... Still, I like it!

lesliemarion Says:

2014-10-04T17:37:51

Make sure to stock up on sunscreen.