Given Name THEODOSIUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Θεοδοσιος (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Θεοδοσιος (Theodosios) which meant "giving to god", derived from θεος (theos) "god" and δοσις (dosis) "giving". Saint Theodosius of Palestine was a monk who founded a monastery near Bethlehem in the 5th century. This also was the name of emperors of the Eastern Roman and Byzantine Empires.

Categories

emperors, Latinizations, saints
VARIANT: Theodosios
FEMININE FORM: Theodosia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Teodosio (Italian), Teodósio (Portuguese), Feodosiy (Russian), Teodosio (Spanish)