Ulysses Name Meaning & Origin

Ulysses

Pronunciation: yoo-Li-seez (key)

Origin of the name Ulysses:

Latin form of the Greek Odysseus. The name is borne in mythology by the hero of the Odyssey.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Ulises

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Nicknames for Ulysses

Ully, Uly, Ulee, Lys

Meanings and history of the name Ulysses
Famous real-life people named Ulysses

Ulysses S. Grant - 18th President of the United States
Ulysses Dove - American dancer

Ulysses in song, story & screen

"Ulysses", a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson.
"Ulysses", a novel by James Joyce.
"Tales of Brave Ulysses", a song performed by Cream.
"HMS Ulysses," novel by Alistair MacLean.
"Ulysses' Gaze," a film directed by Theo Angelopoulos.
"Ulee's Gold" an independent film starring Peter Fonda.
"Ulysses", a song by Franz Ferdinand
Ulysses is the middle name of Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation and Perry Cox on Scrubs.

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