Given Name NIKOMEDES

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Νικομηδης (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan". This was the name of a 1st-century saint, a priest beaten to death for refusing to worship the Roman gods.

Categories

Martyrs, Saints
VARIANT: Nicomedes
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nicomede (Italian)