Scripts Σαραπίων (Ancient Greek), სერაპიონ (Georgian), Серапион (Russian)
Other Forms FormsSarapion, Serapeion, Serapionos
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Contributor Contrib.SeaHorse15 on 1/21/2012
Latinized form of Greek Σαραπίων (Sarapion), which was derived from the name of the Hellenistic-Egyptian god Serapis. This was the name of a saint who fought in the Third Crusade of 1196, a Mercedarian friar, later martyred. Also, Serapion was also frequently used as a first name in Georgia and Russia, but can be considered as rare (in both countries) nowadays.