Given Name MILTIADES

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Μιλτιαδης (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek μιλτος (miltos) meaning "red earth" and the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This was the name of the general who led the Greek forces to victory against the Persians in the Battle of Marathon.

Categories

colors, earth, history, popes, red, saints