Gender: Male Origin of Icarus: Greek mythology name

Icarus Origin and Meaning

The name Icarus is a boy's name of Greek origin.

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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Pop Culture References for the name Icarus

Ikaros, Ikarus


adadadad Says:


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

afluffmuffin Says:


...ikarus is worse

Natalie Gibbons Says:


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

WiseBird39 Says:


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:


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

lesliemarion Says:


Make sure to stock up on sunscreen.