Faidon is a male Greek name which comes from the ancient Greek literature. Faidon is an ancient Greek name that does not have a nameday and is not included in the Greek orthodox Calendar.

The name Faidon (Φαίδων in Greek) derives from the combination of words “fos” and “on” which mean light and “being” respectively, so the name translates to the all bright.

Sound of name Faidon: Phé-thon (as in “the”)

Female version of name Faidon: N/A

Nameday of Faidon: N/A

Origin of name Faidon – The Ancient Greek name Faidon

Faidon was an ancient Greek philosopher; he was the student and friend of Socrates.

After the death of his teacher, he left for his homeland , Ilis and established a Socratic School of philosophy and arts, where he spent his life tutoring other people. Some of the most known sayings by Faidon are:

“Love prudence”

“The hardest thing is to deal with unfortunate events and processes”

“The most important thing in life is hope”

“It is easier to judge an enemy rather than a friend because at least one friend will become your enemy and at least one enemy will become your friend”

Nicknames deriving from name Faidon

Faidon does not have any nicknames or diminutives, as most ancient Greek names

The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of name Faidon

Faidon is a kind man, who is usually quite likable. However, deep inside him he is very introverted and does not reveal his thoughts easily.

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