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Gender Masculine
Scripts Μεθοδιος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. meh-THO-dee-əs(English)
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Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Μεθοδιος (Methodios), derived from Greek μεθοδος (methodos) meaning "pursuit" or "method", ultimately from μετα (meta) "with" and ‘οδος (hodos) "road". Saint Methodius was a Greek missionary to the Slavs who developed the Cyrillic alphabet (with his brother Cyril) in order to translate the Bible into Slavic.
VariantMethodios
Other Languages & CulturesMetoděj(Czech) Metodij, Metodija(Macedonian) Metody(Polish) Mefodiy(Russian) Metod(Slovak) Metod(Slovene)

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