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Origin and Meaning of Agon

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  • A user from Macedonia says the name Agon is of Albanian origin and means "Dawn".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ag"on
A contest for a prize at the public games.

Etymology: Gr. �, fr. � to lead

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes

From Latin agōn, from Ancient Greek ἀγών (agṓn, “contest”).

  1. A struggle or contest; conflict; especially between the protagonist and antagonist in a literary work.
  2. An intellectual conflict or apparent competition of ideas.
    “Freud's originality stemmed from his aggression and ambition in his agon with biology” (Harold Bloom).
  3. A contest in ancient Greece, as in athletics or music, in which prizes were awarded.
  4. A two-player board game played with a hexagonally-tiled board, popular in Victorian times. Also known as queen's guard.

agon was also found in the following language(s): Esperanto, Latin, and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Agon

Agon Mehmeti is a soccer player for the Malmö FF, IFK Malmö, U.S. Città di Palermo, Novara Calcio, S.C. Olhanense, Sweden national under-19 football team, Sweden national under-21 football team, and Albania national football team. Agon was born on November 20th, 1989 in Podujevo.


Agon Rexha is an athlete for the Baku United FC.


Agon Beqiri is an athlete for the FC Trollhättan.


Agon Ramadani is an athlete for the KF KEK.


Agon Xhaka is an athlete for the FC Prishtina.


Agon Dellova is an athlete for the KF Liria.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Agon

Jean-Paul Agon is a ceo of l'oréal, l'oréal, and ceo ofl'oréal. Jean-Paul was born on July 6th, 1956 in Boulogne-Billancourt.


Fun Facts about the name Agon

  • When was the first name Agon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Agon is Wednesday, September 14th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Agon? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Agon. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Agon: Your name in reverse order is Noga. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ogan. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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