Given Name ELPIDIUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ελπιδιος (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Ελπιδιος (Elpidios), which was derived from ελπις (elpis) "hope". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who spent twenty years in a cave in Cappadocia.
VARIANT: Elpidios
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Elpidio (Italian), Elpidio (Portuguese), Elpidio (Spanish)