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Evenor



Origin: Greek

Εὐήνωρ (Ancient Greek)

Meaning: Although I couldn't find a site that listed the meaning of this name, I believe that the first part is from Greek element eu which means "good" and that that is the meaning of the name. 

In Greek mythology, Evenor (or Euenor) and his wife Leucippe (Leukippe) are autochthons, mortals who spring from the earth itself and are therefore tied to the very land itself. They have a daughter, Cleito (Kleito) who marries Poseidon and they have five pairs of twin sons, who ruled over the island of their birth called Atlantis, named after the oldest son Atlas.

Evenor is also mentioned briefly in Homer's Odyssey, whose son is one of Penelope's persistent suitors later killed by Telemachus, as well as belonging to a few minor figures in Greek history.

I suppose, if you want to stretch it, Evenora could be the feminine form of the name.

Variants: Euenor

Feminine forms: 

  • Evenora

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