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Gender Masculine
Scripts Σπυρίδων(Greek)

Meaning & History

Late Greek name derived from Greek σπυρίδιον (spyridion) meaning "basket" or Latin spiritus meaning "spirit". Saint Spyridon was a 4th-century sheep farmer who became the bishop of Tremithus and suffered during the persecutions of Diocletian.
VariantSpiridon(Greek)
DiminutivesSpiro, Spiros, Spyro, Spyros(Greek)
Feminine FormSpyridoula(Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesSpiridon(Croatian) Spiridon(Serbian) Espiridión(Spanish)

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Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from https://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/publications/.
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