Given Name VEDASTUS

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History

Meaning & History

Possibly a Latinized form of a Germanic or Celtic name, possibly Germanic WIDOGAST. This was the name of a 6th-century saint who helped to convert the Frankish king Clovis to Christianity.

Categories

saints
VARIANT: Vedast
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Foster (English), Vaast (Flemish), Vaast (Norman), Vaast (Picard)