Other Origin(s):Albanian, German, Greek
Meaning:Dawn; Contest, competition at games; Sword's edge, strong with a sword
Agon is a masculine name of Swiss and Albanian origin, meaning "dawn." It's modeled after Greek _agōn,_ referring to a "contest" or "competition at games." In ancient Greece, athletic events known as agons were held at festivals, serving as the cornerstone of the Olympics. Given Switzerland's close ties to Germany, Agon also has Old German roots and means "sword's edge" or "strong with a sword." Wherever baby's talents lie, this mighty name will help them keep their eyes on the prize!
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