Evander

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Evander is a masculine given name. It is anglicization of Greek Ευανδρος (lit. "good man", latinized Evandrus). It has also been adopted as an anglicization of the Gaelic name Iomhar (the Gaelic variant of the name Ivor). People called Evander (Evandros) include:

ancient:

  • Evander of Pallene, a deific culture hero from Arcadia, Greece, who brought the Greek pantheon, laws and alphabet to Italy
  • Evander (philosopher) (3rd-century–2nd-century BC), the pupil and successor of Lacydes, and was joint leader of the Academy at Athens together with Telecles
  • Evander of Beroea, a first century sculptor

modern:

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