US Popularity:10726
Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Follower; The one who reaches the sky
If you’re a proud mythology nerd, the name Icarus can help baby share that same passion. This masculine name has Greek roots, serving as a Latin version of Ikaros. While it can translate to “follower,” a more lyrical meaning can be “the one who reaches the sky.” What really helps the name take flight is its connection to the famous, tragic story of Icarus and Daedalus. As the legend goes, Daedalus makes wings for himself and his son Icarus to escape prison. Unfortunately, Icarus arrogantly flies too close to the sun, melting the wax on his wings and sending him to fall to his death. If you want to encourage baby to fly to the highest of heights while still keeping themselves safe, the name Icarus will make for a powerful reminder.

Icarus Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Icarus is currently #10726 in U.S. births
Boy:Icarus is currently #3847 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
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