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Hypatia

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Greek
"highest, supreme"

Hypatia Origin and Meaning

The name Hypatia is girl's name meaning "highest, supreme".
Hypatia, an ancient Greek name, has a distinguished namesake: Hypatia of Alexandria was an early philosopher and scholar of mathematics and astronomy--as well as inventor of several scientific instruments.

Hypatia's name has been claimed by second-wave feminists, as in the publication "Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy," and she has a place setting in Judy Chicago's installation "The Dinner Party". In the film "Agora," Hypatia was played by Rachel Weisz.

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Famous People Named Hypatia

  • HypatiaHellenistic Neoplatonic mathematician and philosopher
  • Hypatia Bradlaugh BonnerEnglish peace activist and author
  • Hyapatia Leestage name of Victoria Lynch, American adult film actress

Hypatia in Pop Culture

  • Hypatiaone of the three matchmaking aunts in the "Chatam House" series of romance novels by Arlene James
  • Hypatiamain character in the movie "Agora"
  • Hypatia Belicia CabralOscar's mother in "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" (2007) by Junot Diaz
  • Hypatia Vexa warlock and landlord of the London Shadow Mark of Cassandra Clare's Shadowhunter universe
  • Alexandria Hypatiacharacter in the video game Dishonored 2