Amyntor - Meaning of Amyntor
What does Amyntor mean?
[ syll. a-myn-tor, am-ynt-or ] The baby boy name Amyntor is pronounced as AEMIHNT-er †. Amyntor is largely used in the Greek language and its origin is Old Greek. It is derived literally from the word 'amyntor' meaning protector, defender. The Macedonian Greek name Amyntas had been used by Greek royalty since the 4th century BC. In literature, the name was used by Spenser in his autobiographical poem 'Colin Clouts Come Home Again' (1595), and by John Wilmot the Earl of Rochester in his 17th-century poem Phyllis. The name later appeared in the form Amyntor in the Beaumont and Fletcher play The Maid's Tragedy (1619). The name Aminta (English and Italian) is the female equivalent of Amyntor.
The name Amyntas (English) is a variant of Amyntor.
See also the related categories, royalty (king), protector, greek, tragedy, john, literature, and home.
Amyntor is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Amyntor include Aindriú, Amador, Amidar, Amidror, Amintor, Andery, Andrea, Andreo, Andreu, Andria, Andrie, Antara, Antero, Amintore, Anamitra, Antario, Ontario, Andar, Ander, and Andor.
† approx English pronunciation for Amyntor: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"
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