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What does Hippolyta mean?

Hippolyta Pronunciation of Hippolyta [hip-poly-ta] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Hippolyta is "stampeding horses". Feminine of Hippolyte. In Greek legend, Hippolyta was a queen of the Amazons. She is also a character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream".

Associated with: greek, legend (mythology), queen, night (black), dream.


Hippolyta has 1 variant: Hippolita.

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Middle name pairings:
Hippolyta Addison (H.A.), ..

How popular is Hippolyta?

Hippolyta is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Hippolyta is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hippolyta has not made it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hippolyta name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Recommended names are Nikoleta and Violeta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hippolyta.

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