Hippolyt - Meaning of Hippolyt

What does Hippolyt mean?

[ syll. hip-po-lyt, hi-ppol-yt ] The baby boy name Hippolyt is pronounced as HHIHP-AALihT †. Hippolyt is used predominantly in the German language and its origin is Old Greek. The name's meaning is freer of horses. Hippolytos (Old Greek) and Hippolytus (Latin) are old forms of Hippolyt. The name is ultimately of the element 'hippos' combined with 'lyein' or 'lyo'. It was borne in Greek mythology by an ill-fated youth, a son of Theseus, who was slain in his chariot. The name was later adopted by several early saints. The legend was retold in the Jean Racine tragedy Phèdre (1677), boosting the popularity of the name in France. The name Hippolyta (English and Greek) is the female version of Hippolyt.

Hipolit (Polish), Hipolito (Portuguese and Spanish), Hipólito (Portuguese and Spanish), Hippolyte (French), Hippolytos (Greek), Hippolytus (English), Ippolit (Russian), and Ippolito (Italian) are variants of Hippolyt.

See also the related categories, combined (combination), latin, son (heir), youth (cub), horse, element, greek, tragedy, jean, saints (catholic), and german.

Hippolyt is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Hippolyt include the name Hipolit (Polish) and the name Hippolyte (French).

† approx English pronunciation for Hippolyt: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

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