GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Italian
PRONOUNCED: fre-DYAH-no   [key]
Meaning & History
Italian form of the Roman name Frigidianus, which was derived from Latin frigidus "cold". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish bishop who made a pilgrimage to Rome and settled as a hermit on Mount Pisano.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Frigidianus (Late Roman)