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  1. Greek philosopher and astronomer; she invented the astrolabe (370-415)

From Latin Hypatia, from Ancient Greek Ὑπατία (Hupatía).

  1. (historical) Hypatia of Alexandria (Greek: Ὑπατίᾱ Hupatíā; born c. AD 350–370; died 415), an Ancient Greek mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher, and head of the Neoplatonic school at Alexandria.

Notable Persons Named Hypatia

Hypatia was a philosopher. Hypatia was born in 351 in Alexandria. She passed away in 415.


Hypatia was given the name Hypatia Bradlaugh on March 31st, 1858. Hypatia is also known as Bradlaugh and Hypatia. She passed away on August 25th, 1935.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hypatia

Hypatia was a philosopher. Hypatia was born in 351 in Alexandria. She passed away in 415.


Fun Facts about the name Hypatia

  • How Popular is the name Hypatia? Hypatia is the 53,459th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hypatia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34 babies born with the first name Hypatia in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hypatia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2013 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Hypatia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hypatia is Thursday, March 8th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Hypatia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hypatia was in 2013 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hypatia: Your name in reverse order is Aitapyh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yhpatia. How do you pronounce that?

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