Name Ägidius – origin and meaning

Ägidius is a male name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Ägidius

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

Pronunciation of Ägidius

Alternate spelling of Ägidius

Aegidius Egidius

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