Usage English (Archaic), French (Archaic), French (African, Rare), French (Quebec, Rare), Flemish (Rare), Walloon (Rare)
Other Forms FormsPolidore
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Meaning & History
English and French form of Polydoros via its latinized form POLYDORUS.Known bearers of this name include the Italian humanist scholar and historian Polydore Vergil (c. 1470-1555), the English saint Polydore Plasden (1563-1591), the Belgian-English businessman and politician Polydore de Keyser (1832-1898) and the Belgian rower and Olympic medalist Polydore Veirman (1881-1951).