Gender: Male Meaning of Pollux: "crown" Origin of Pollux: Greek

Pollux Origin and Meaning

The name Pollux is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "crown".

Castor's twin in the constellation Gemini. That final x makes this name modern and cool.

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avayoung Says:


Sounds like a mashup of two very British insults: 'Pillock' and 'Bollocks'. Not good.

christineolteanu Says:


It means " very sweet" and there is a a biblical character named Pollux. The Greek mythology associations are cool too. I like it.

rockXmyXworldXxxX94 Says:


This was the assistant principal at my middle school's last name... he got fired because he got a DUI.

lirio Says:


Absolutely unusable in the UK, unfortunately.

LostKid Says:


It would be pretty cool to have baby boy Gemini twins with Castor and Pollux as middles.

EW314 Says:


This would be great, if it didn't rhyme with bollocks.

Hylian Wizard Says:


Oh, and I must mention that while I like this name, I will always associate it with that movie. It was a poorly made low budget film

Hylian Wizard Says:


Castor and Pollux were the names of these dogs in this weird movie I watched. At first, I thought they were just names, but now I get it! Quite clever and unexpected

ladybug99 Says:


Love this name, love the nickname Polly for a girl... Could Pollux transfer over to a girl easily?