♂ Name Egidius – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Egidius

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Egidius is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Egidius

Egidius 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 Egidius

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

Pronunciation of Egidius

Alternate spelling of Egidius

Aegidius Ägidius

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