Ajax - Meaning of Ajax

What does Ajax mean?

[ 2 syll. a-jax, aj-ax ] The baby boy name Ajax is pronounced in English as EY-JHaeKS †. Ajax is used mostly in the English and Latinized languages, and its language of origin is Old Greek. It is derived from the element 'aiastes' which is of the meaning mourner. An original form of the name is Aias (Old Greek). The name was borne in Greek mythology by two Greek heroes in the Trojan War, the son of Telamon and the son of Oileus. Telamonian Ajax was second only to Achilles in might and bravery.

The Greek Aias, the name Aiastes, the name Ajaks, the name Ajaxe, and the name Ajaxx are derivatives of Ajax.

See also the related categories, english, son (heir), trojan, heroes, war, and greek.

Ajax is uncommon as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Ajax include A.J., Acey, AJ, Aj, Aja, Ajay, Asa, Azie, Aziez, Azy, Azyz, Easau, Easaw, Ecco, Edgee, Edgey, Edgi, Edgie, Edgy, and Edus.

† Pronunciation for Ajax: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

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