Scripts Σωσίπατρος(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsΣώπατρος (Sopatros)
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Meaning & History
Derived from the Greek adjective σῶς (sos) meaning "safe, whole, unwounded" (see Sosigenes) combined with either the Greek adjective πατρός (patros) meaning "of the father" or the Greek noun πατρίς (patris) meaning "of one's fathers" as well as "fatherland".This is the name of a Greek man from the New Testament, who is better known under the latinized form of his name, which is Sosipater.