Meaning of name Zeus and popularity around the world + anagrams
|Source||Meaning of Zeus||Origin||Gender|
|20000 Names||Greek name derived from the first element of the Indo-European compound Dyeus Phter ("god-father"), hence "God." In mythology, this is the name of the highest of the Greek Olympian gods.||Boy|
|Baby Name Guide||God of all||Greek||Boy|
|Baby Names||light, daylight, deity|
|Baby Names Country||The Greek name Zeus means - living. Mythology: Name of the highest of the Greek Olympian gods. The name derived from the first half of an older Indo-European god, Dyeus Phter, whose name meant "god-father." History: Zeus, the youngest son of Cronus and Rhea, he was the supreme ruler of Mount Olympus and of the Pantheon of gods who resided there. Being the supreme ruler he upheld law, justice and morals, and this made him the spiritual leader of both gods and men. Zeus was a celestial god, and originally worshiped as a weather god by the Greek tribes. These people came southward from the Balkans circa 2100 BCE. He has always been associated as being a weather god, as his main attribute is the thunderbolt, he controlled thunder, lightning and rain. Theocritus wrote circa 265 BCE: "sometimes Zeus is clear, sometimes he rains". He is also known to have caused thunderstorms. In Homer's epic poem the Iliad he sent thunderstorms against his enemies. The name Zeus is related to the Greek word dios, meaning "bright". His other attributes as well as lightning were the scepter, the eagle and his aegis (this was the goat-skin of Amaltheia). Zeus was regarded as the sender of thunder and lightning, rain, and winds, and his traditional weapon was the thunderbolt. He was called the father (i.e., the ruler and protector) of both gods and men||Greek||-|
|Baby Names World||N/A||Greek||Masculine|
|Behind the Name||The name of a Greek god, related to the old Indo-European god *Dyeus whose name probably meant "shine" or "sky". In Greek mythology he was the highest of the gods. After he and his siblings defeated the Titans, Zeus ruled over the earth and humankind from atop Mount Olympus. He had control over the weather and his weapon was a thunderbolt.||-||Masculine|
|My Baby Name||Living|Bright Sky||Greek||Masculine|
|Nordic Names||Latin spelling of the Greek name ''ÎÎµÏÏ (Zeus)'' meaning 'god, sky, day'|
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