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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the usage is Late Greek.
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AGATHANGELOS   m   Late Greek
Means "bearer of good news", derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) "good" and αγγελος (angelos) "messenger, angel". Saint Agathangelus of Rome was a 4th-century deacon who was martyred during the persecutions of the emperor Diocletian.
BABYLAS   m   Late Greek, French (Rare)
Derived from the name of the ancient Mesopotamian city of Babylon. Saint Babylas was a 3rd-century patriarch of Antioch who was martyred during the reign of emperor Decius.
BESSARION   m   Late Greek
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Greek βησσα (bessa) "wooded valley". This was the name of a 5th-century Egyptian hermit who was a disciple of Saint Anthony the Great. It was later adopted by the scholar Basilios Bessarion (1403-1472), a Greek born in Byzantine Anatolia who became a Roman Catholic bishop.
CHRISTOPHOROS   m   Late Greek
Greek form of CHRISTOPHER.
DOROTHEOS   m   Greek, Late Greek
Original Greek masculine form of DOROTHEA.
ELEUTHERIOS   m   Late Greek
Original Greek form of ELEUTHERIUS.
ELEUTHERIUS   m   Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ελευθεριος (Eleutherios) which meant "free". This was the name of a 2nd-century pope, as well as several saints.
ELPIDIOS   m   Late Greek
Greek form of ELPIDIUS.
ELPIDIUS   m   Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ελπιδιος (Elpidios), which was derived from ελπις (elpis) "hope". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who spent twenty years in a cave in Cappadocia.
ERASMUS   m   Late Greek (Latinized)
Derived from Greek ερασμιος (erasmios) meaning "beloved". Saint Erasmus, also known as Saint Elmo, was a 4th-century martyr who is the patron saint of sailors. Erasmus was also the name of a Dutch scholar of the Renaissance period.
GREGORIOS   m   Greek, Late Greek
Greek form of GREGORY.
GREGORIUS   m   Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of GREGORIOS.
HELLADIOS   m   Late Greek
Greek form of HELLADIUS.
HELLADIUS   m   Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Late Greek name ‘Ελλαδιος (Helladios), which was derived from ‘Ελλαδος (Hellados) meaning "of Greece". Saint Helladius was a 7th-century archbishop of Toledo.
MAKARIOS   m   Late Greek
Original Greek form of MACARIO.
MANOUEL   m   Late Greek
Medieval Greek form of MANUEL.
MANUEL   m   Spanish, Portuguese, German, English, Italian, French, Romanian, Late Greek (Latinized)
Spanish and Portuguese form of EMMANUEL. In the spelling Μανουηλ (Manouel) it was also used in the Byzantine Empire, notably by two emperors. It is possible this form of the name was transmitted to Spain and Portugal from Byzantium, since there were connections between the royal families (king Ferdinand III of Castile married Elisabeth of Hohenstaufen, who had Byzantine roots, and had a son named Manuel). The name has been used in Iberia since at least the 13th century and was borne by two kings of Portugal.
PANTELEIMON   m   Late Greek
From Greek παν (pan) meaning "all" (genitive παντος) and ελεημων (eleemon) meaning "compassionate". This was a name given to Saint Pantaleon.
PARASKEVAS   m   Greek, Late Greek
Masculine form of PARASKEVE.
SABAS   m   Spanish, Late Greek
From a Greek name which was derived from Hebrew סַבָא (sava') meaning "old man". Saints bearing this name include a 4th-century Gothic martyr, a 5th-century Cappadocian hermit, and a 12th-century archbishop of Serbia who is the patron saint of that country.
SABBAS   m   Late Greek
Variant of SABAS.
SOPHRONIOS   m   Late Greek
Greek form of SOPHRONIUS.
SOPHRONIUS   m   Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Σωφρονιος (Sophronios), which was derived from Greek σωφρων (sophron) "self-controlled, sensible". Saint Sophronius was a 7th-century patriarch of Jerusalem.
SPYRIDON   m   Greek, Late Greek
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.
STYLIANOS   m   Greek, Late Greek
Derived from Greek στυλος (stylos) meaning "pillar". Saint Stylianos was a 7th-century hermit from Adrianopolis in Asia Minor who is regarded as a patron saint of children.
TARASIOS   m   Late Greek
Greek form of TARAS.
THERAPON   m   Late Greek
Means "servant" or "worshipper" in Greek.
XYSTOS   m   Late Greek
Greek form of SIXTUS.
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