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


Aegidius is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Aegidius mean?

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

Pronunciation of Aegidius

Variants of the name Aegidius

Egidius Ägidius

Popularity of the name Aegidius

The name Aegidius is ranked #12229 overall.

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