Hippolyta \hi-ppoly-ta, hipp(o)-lyta\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Hippolyta is "stampeding horses". Feminine form of Hippolyte. In Greek legend, Hippolyta was a queen of the Amazons. She is also a character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
Hippolyta has 1 variant form: Hippolita.