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12 Trojan names and what they mean, for trojan, troy for baby boys, listing 1-12. Here is the list of Trojan names for girls.
Achilles .. Mythology: name of the hero of the Trojan War, celebrated in Homer's "Iliad", famous for his valor and manly beauty ..
Aeneas .. Mythology: the Trojan hero prince of Virgil's Aeneid, who founded the Italian colony (Latium) that was the origin of Rome ..
Agamemnon .. Greek mythology: a mighty warrior and hero who commanded the Greeks at the siege of Troy .. In the typical tragedy of Greek myth, his daughter Iphigenia was sacrificed before the Trojan war and when he came home from the war, his wife Clytemnestra killed him.
Ajax .. Greek mythology: the name of two heroes of the Trojan War as told by Homer's "Iliad" ..
Antenor .. A Trojan in Homer's "Iliad" ..
Dardanos .. Mythology: the founder of Troy and the surrounding country, Dardania ..
Euripides .. Greek playwright of the fifth century BC, author of many of the classic Greek tragedies such as "Medea" and "Trojan Women".
Hector .. In Homer's "Iliad", Hector was a prince of Troy ..
Nestor .. Both meanings are related to the aged but vigorous king of Pilos, a character in Homer's "Iliad", who longed for the Trojan War to be finished so he could return to his home in Greece ..
Orestes .. Greek mythology: Orestes was the son of Agamemnon, king of Argos and one of the Greek conquerors of Troy .. Upon the king's return from the Trojan War, he was murdered by his wife, Clytemnestra, and her lover, Aegisthus ..
Paris .. Greek mythology: Paris was the young and beautiful prince of Troy whose love affair with Helen caused the Trojan war ..
Troy .. "Descendant of the footsoldier." Surname given to those who migrated to England from the French city of Troyes after the Norman conquest of 1066 .. As a given name, Troy may derive from the ancient Greek city where the Trojan wars were fought .. Actor Troy Donahue made the name popular in the 1960s and 1970s .. Jane Fonda named one of her children Troy .. Football player Troy Aikman.
Hector, Nestor, Paris and Troy are commonly used names, while Achilles, Aeneas, Agamemnon, Ajax, Antenor, Dardanos, Euripides and Orestes are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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