[ 4 syll. hip-po-cra-tes, hi-ppocrat-es ] The baby boy name Hippocrates is pronounced as HHiy-POWKRaa-Teh-S †. Hippocrates is used chiefly in the English and Greek languages. It is derived from Old Greek origins. The meaning of the name is horse power. It is derived from the words 'hippos' meaning horse ; 'kratos' power. Hippocrates (Old Greek) is an older form of Hippocrates. The name was borne by the famous Greek doctor Hippocrates (460-370 BC), the father of medicine.
Hippocrates is a rare baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Hippocrates include the name Hipócrates and the name Hippokrates (German).
† Pronunciation for Hippocrates: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"
A famous person named Hippocrates is Physician Hippocrates, born 377 B.C., Island of Cos, Greece.