Name Ägidius Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ägidius


Ägidius is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Ägidius?

Ägidius is a German name of ancient Greek origin. The name derived from Aigis, a shield or breastplate of goat skin, that was used by the Greek goddess Athena and the god Zeus to make lightning and thunder.

What does the name Ägidius mean?

Ägidius means “protector” and “shield-holder” (from ancient Greek “aigís/αἰγῐ́ς” = goat/goat skin) and “young goat” (from ancient Greek “αἰγίδιον/aigídion”).

Pronunciation of Ägidius

Variants of the name Ägidius

Aegidius Egidius

Popularity of the name Ägidius

The name Ägidius is ranked #11213 overall.

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