The name Ptolemy is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "aggressive, warlike". Ptolemy and is often added to lists like Hipster British Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".
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Pronounced "TAHL-a-mee," this was the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals and several Greco-Egyptian rulers, as well as the name of a famous Greek astronomer. Actress Gretchen Mol brought it into modern times when she chose it for her baby.