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Epicurus meaning and name origin
Epicurus \e-picu-rus, ep(i)-curus\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin. A philosopher of great influence, who proposed that philosophy's purpose should be to make life happy. The word "epicure", which has its root in his name, means someone who enjoys the pleasures of the flesh, which is actually a misunderstanding of the philosopher's teachings.
Popularity of Epicurus
Epicurus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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