ELIGIUS
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Late Roman
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Late Latin name derived from Latin eligere "to choose". The 7th-century Saint Eligius is the patron saint of metalworkers.
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FEMININE FORM: Eligia
OTHER LANGUAGES: Eloi (Catalan), Eloi (French), Eligio (Italian), Eligiusz (Polish), Eligio, Eloy (Spanish)
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