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Name Jupiter

Origin:From Indoeuropean words for light, daylight, deity and fatherTools:

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Languages of use:German, Dutch, Scandinavian, English, French, Finnish
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Similarly written:Júpiter, Juniper     Details
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About Jupiter, the group of names with the same origin as Jupiter

Language of origin:Indoeuropean
Info about origin:Iupiter is the supreme god in Roman mythology, the god of heaven and light
 the Sanskrit equivalent of this name is Dyaus Pitar meaning father of the light
 like Old Greek Zeus the name finally derives from the name of the original Indoeuropean god Deiwos Pater
 Jupiter is also the name of the fifth planet of the sun
Words:deiwo = the light, the daylight, the deity  Indoeuropean
 pater = the father  Indoeuropean
Topics:Planet, Roman mythology
Somehow related to:Julius/Julia, Julius/Julia, Tyr, Zeus
Old/original forms:Iupiter Latin, Jove Latin
Name variants:Giove, Jupiter, Júpiter   Sortable list   Details