Type Body of Water
Usage English

Meaning & History

From Greek Αἰγαῖος (Aigaios), said to have been named for the mythological figure Aigeus. It might instead be derived directly from αἶγες meaning "waves". This is the name of a sea within the Mediterranean, between Greece and Turkey.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAigaios(Ancient Greek) Égée(French) Egeo(Greek) Egeo(Italian) Egeo(Spanish) Ege(Turkish)
Entry added April 23, 2024