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Origin and Meaning of Hades

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ha"des
The nether world (according to classical mythology, the abode of the shades, ruled over by Hades or Pluto); the invisible world; the grave.

Etymology: Gr. "a',dhs "A'idhs; 'a priv. + 'idei^n to see. Cf. Un- Wit

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  1. (religion) the world of the dead ("No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth")
  2. (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
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From Ancient Greek ᾍδης (Hā́idēs).

  1. (Greek mythology) The god of the underworld and ruler of the dead, son of Cronus and Rhea, brother of Zeus and Poseidon.
  2. (Greek mythology) The underworld, the domain of Hades, by transference from its god.
  3. In the Septuagint Bible, the Greek translation of Sheol.
  4. Hell.

Hades was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Catalan, Galician, German, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Hades

Hades is a hip hop music rapping. Hades was given the name Łukasz Bułat-Mironowicz on August 16th, 1985. Hades is also known as Hades, Had, JiHad, Hamas, Had Hades, and HDS.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hades

Kriss Hades is a death metal and black metal musician. They plays Fingerboard. They were most active from 1988 to present. Kriss was born in Melbourne, Australia.

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Hades is a hip hop music rapping. Hades was given the name Łukasz Bułat-Mironowicz on August 16th, 1985. Hades is also known as Hades, Had, JiHad, Hamas, Had Hades, and HDS.

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Fun Facts about the name Hades

  • How Popular is the name Hades? Hades is the 47,856th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hades have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 48 babies born with the first name Hades in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hades? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2006 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hades first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hades is Monday, July 1st, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Hades born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hades was in 2017 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hades: Your name in reverse order is Sedah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eshda. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (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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