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Gender Masculine
Scripts Θεοδόσιος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. thee-ə-DO-shəs(English)
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Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Θεοδόσιος (Theodosios) meaning "giving to god", derived from θεός (theos) meaning "god" and δόσις (dosis) meaning "giving". Saint Theodosius of Palestine was a monk who founded a monastery near Bethlehem in the 5th century. This also was the name of emperors of the Eastern Roman and Byzantine Empires.

Related Names

VariantTheodosios
Feminine FormTheodosia
Other Languages & CulturesTeodosio(Italian) Teodósio(Portuguese) Feodosiy(Russian) Teodosio(Spanish)

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