Name Aegidius – origin and meaning

Aegidius is a male name.

Origin of Aegidius

Aegidius is a 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 Aegidius

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

Pronunciation of Aegidius

Alternate spelling of Aegidius

Egidius Ägidius

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