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Alcestis meaning and name origin
Alcestis \a-lces-tis, al-ce-stis\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin. In Euripides' play of the same name, Alcestis descends to Hades in place of her husband, and is then rescued by Hercules.
Popularity of Alcestis
Alcestis is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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