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.
Related Names
VARIANT: Theodosios
FEMININE FORM: Theodosia
OTHER LANGUAGES: Teodosio (Italian), Teodósio (Portuguese), Feodosiy (Russian), Teodosio (Spanish)
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