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


Egidius is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Egidius mean?

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

Pronunciation of Egidius

Variants of the name Egidius

Aegidius Ägidius

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Popularity of the name Egidius

The name Egidius is ranked #11217 overall.

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