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What does Egidius mean?

Egidius Pronunciation of Egidius [egid-ius] as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the name Egidius means "young goat". Egidius is a version of Giles (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


2 alternative forms via Giles: Egide and Egidio.

Creative forms:
(male) Egides, Egidmus, ..

(female) Egiden, Egides, ..

Middle name pairings:
Egidius Brent (E.B.), ..

How popular is Egidius?

Egidius is an uncommon first name for males. Egidius is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Egidius (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 is Giles. Other variants, like Egidio, are seldom used. This relation of Egidius was at the apex of its popularity during 1880-1889 (#469), but now, Giles has gone out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Giles in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Egidius and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Eldis, Eldous, Eligius, Eligiusz (see Eligius), Esavius (see Eusebius), Eugenius, Euodias and Sirius. Like Egidius, these names are not commonly used.

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