Greek"evening, evening star"
Hesperus Origin and Meaning
The name Hesperus is boy's name meaning "evening, evening star".
Hesperus or Hesperos is a figure in Greek mythology who is the personification of the Evening Star or Venus, the son of the dawn goddess Eos. There's a Longfellow poem about a tragic shipping voyage called The Wreck of the Hesperus. An archaic name that with the revival of many old mythological names might just have a chance at revival.
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Hesperus in Pop Culture
- Hesperusmurderer of his wife, Floribel, in Thomas Lovell Beddoes' play The Bride's Tragedy (1822)
- Hesperuscharacter in the Ben Jonson play Cynthia's Revels (1601)
- Dr. Hesperus Chadwickcharacter in Marvel Comics
- Hesperus (Greek: Hesperos)in Greek mythology is the Evening Star, the planet Venus in the evening; son of the dawn goddess Eos