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GenderMasculine
ScriptsΣπυριδων Greek

Meaning & History

Late Greek name derived from Greek σπυριδιον (spyridion) meaning "basket" or Latin spiritus meaning "spirit". Saint Spyridon was a 4th-century sheep farmer who became the bishop of Tremithus and suffered during the persecutions of Diocletian.
VariantSpiridon Greek
DiminutivesSpiro, Spiros, Spyro, Spyros Greek
Feminine FormSpyridoula Greek
Other Languages & CulturesSpiridon Croatian Spiridon Serbian Espiridión Spanish

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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute