How did the planet Jupiter get its name?

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Jupiter was named after the Roman God of mythology. Jupiter was considered to be the Roman equivalent to the God Zeus. When something is Jupiter in nature, it is called 'Jovian', which means happy.
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The planet Jupiter was named for the Roman king of gods (known as Zeus in Greek), because it is the largest and most massive planet.
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