Thursday, 8 May 2014

Oberon


"Study for The Quarrel of Oberon and Titania" by Joseph Noel Paton


Gender: masculine
Pronunciation: O-bər-ahn

Oberon is a variation of the name Auberon, a Norman French derivative of the Germanic Alberich meaning "elf power".

Oberon is best known as a character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, where he is the king of the fairies. The name Alberich appears in Germanic mythology as a sorcerer king of the dwarves.

   Related names:

Alberic - Germanic (m)
Alberico - Italian (m)
Auberon - English (m)
Aubrey - English (m&f)
Avery - English (m&f)

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