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Gender of the name Poseidon: male
Unique code of the name Poseidon: 25990
First name Poseidon backwards: Nodiesop
Meaning and origin of the name Poseidon
Greek given name, comes from the (Ποσειδῶν) was the God of the sea, and, as "Earth-Shaker" of the earthquakes in Greek mythology. The name of the sea-god Nethuns in Etruscan was adopted in Latin for Neptune in Roman mythology: both were sea gods analogous to Poseidon. Linear B tablets show that Poseidon was venerated at Pylos and Thebes in pre-Olympian Bronze Age Greece, but he was integrated into the Olympian gods as the brother of Zeus and Hades. Poseidon has many children. There is a Homeric hymn to Poseidon, who was the protector of many Hellenic cities, although he lost the contest for Athens to Athena.
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