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Gender Masculine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. freh-DYA-no
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Meaning & History

Italian form of the Roman name Frigidianus, which was derived from Latin frigidus "cold". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish bishop who made a pilgrimage to Rome and settled as a hermit on Mount Pisano.
Other Languages & CulturesFrigidianus(Late Roman)

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San Frediano Changing the Course of the Serchio (detail) by Filippo Lippi (1438)San Frediano Changing the Course of the Serchio (detail) by Filippo Lippi (1438)

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