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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Pythagoras

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  1. Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem; considered to be the first true mathematician (circa 580-500 BC)

From Ancient Greek Πυθαγόρας (Puthagóras).

  1. An Ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher
  2. (mathematics, colloquial) Pythagoras' theorem.
  3. A male given name of mostly historical use, and a transliteration from modern Greek.

Pythagoras was also found in the following language(s): Czech and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Name Pythagoras

Pythagoras was a philosopher. Pythagoras was born in -570 in Samos. He breathed his last breath in -495.


Pythagoras of Samos is an important somebody. Pythagoras was born in 6.


Pythagoras the Spartan is a famed somebody.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Pythagoras

Pythagoras was a philosopher. Pythagoras was born in -570 in Samos. He breathed his last breath in -495.


Papastamatiou Pythagoras was a notable somebody. Papastamatiou was born in 1930. He breathed his last breath on November 12th, 1979.


Fun Facts about the name Pythagoras

  • When was the first name Pythagoras first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Pythagoras is Tuesday, April 21st, 1896.
  • How unique is the name Pythagoras? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Pythagoras. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Pythagoras: Your name in reverse order is Sarogahtyp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ogyatashpr. How do you pronounce that?

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What does the name Pythagoras mean?

Pis for pride, strong and alive!

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

Tis for treasure, that of your friendship.

His for hope, the encouragement you give.

Ais for acts, the daily acts of kindness shown to others

Gis for gracious, it shows everyday.

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

Ris for rock star, let it out!

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

Sis for success, in all you will do.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.