TILO
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: German
Meaning & History
From Tielo, a Low German diminutive of names that began with Diet (for example DIETRICH). Saint Tillo was a 7th-century man of Saxony who was kidnapped and brought to the Low Countries by raiders. After his release he became a Benedictine monk and did missionary work in France.
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VARIANTS: Thilo, Till, Tillo
OTHER LANGUAGES: Dick, Diede, Dirk, Ties (Dutch), Dirk (English), Tielo (Medieval German)
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