Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἀντίοχος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Ἀντίοχος (Antiochos), derived from Greek ἀντί (anti) meaning "against, compared to, like" and ὀχή (oche) meaning "support". This was the name of several rulers of the Seleucid Empire. It was also borne by a 2nd-century Christian martyr, the patron saint of Sardinia.

Related Names

VariantAntiochos
Other Languages & CulturesAntioco(Italian) Antiogu(Sardinian)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020