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Gender: M Pronunciation: THEE-see-us Origin of Theseus: Greek mythology name

The name of the Greek mythological hero famous for slaying the Minotaur is also heard in Chaucer and Shakespeare. While Theseus might have sounded pretentious for an American baby a decade ago, today with so many babies getting ancient mythogical names, it just might work.

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Theseus is featured in several classical Greek tragedies as well as in Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" and Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream."