Origin:Greek
Popularity:10504
Meaning:Opponent; Son of the earth and the sea
Antaeus is a boy’s name of Greek origin and means “opponent” and “Son of the earth and the sea.” In Greek mythos, Antaeus was a half-giant and the son of Poseidon and Gaia, the deities that reigned over the sea and the earth. He was an invincible opponent so long as his feet touched the ground, and so the story goes that Hercules threw him into the air to defeat him. This age-old name is exceptionally fitting for parents with a passion for embracing nature and will inspire baby to always keep their feet firmly planted on the ground.

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