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Gender Masculine
Scripts Εὐκλείδης(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. YOO-klid(English)
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Meaning & History

From the Greek name Εὐκλείδης (Eukleides), derived from Greek εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory" with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides). This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek mathematician from Alexandria who made numerous contributions to geometry.

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