Pontus

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From Latin Pontus, from Ancient Greek Πόντος (Pontos).

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Pontus

  1. (Greek mythology) A god of the sea.
  2. (historical) An ancient region and kingdom on the southern coast of the Black Sea.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Brought to Sweden by the French soldier Pontus De La Gardie (~1520-1585), originally Ponce, from the saint's name Pontius, Latin "an inhabitant of Pontus", ultimately from Ancient Greek pontos "sea".

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Pontus

  1. A male given name.