Meaning and Origin
What does the name Eureka mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
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- A submission from Tennessee, U.S. says the name Eureka means "I have found it".
Etymology: Gr. � I have found, perfect indicative of � to find
- A town in northwest California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean
- An alloy of copper and nickel with high electrical resistance and a low temperature coefficient; used as resistance wire
From Ancient Greek εὕρηκα (heúrēka, “I have found”), perfect active indicative first singular of εὑρίσκω (heurískō, “to find”).
- Synonym of constantan (“copper-nickel alloy”)
eureka was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, Italian, and Spanish