Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

French form of the Greek name Τελεσφόρος (Telesphoros) meaning "bringing fulfillment" or "bearing fruit" [1]. Saint Telesphorus was a 2nd-century pope and martyr.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesTelesphoros, Telesphorus(Ancient Greek) Telesforo(Spanish)



Sources & References

  1. Liddell, Scott and Jones. An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, entry telesfo/ros, available from
Entry updated November 20, 2020