Isidoros is a male Greek name which derives from the Greek words “isos”, which means equal, and “doron” which means present (gift). Therefore, Isidoros means the “equal gift”.
Isidoros is an ancient Greek name but it became known and in use only after the 4th century AD.
There is also another version of the etymology of the name; according to this, name Isidoros meant “gift of Isis”, from the name of the Egyptian goddess Isis combined with Greek doron.
Sound of name Isidoros: Ee-seé-do-ros
Female Version of name Isidoros: Isidora
Nameday of Isidoros: February 4th
Origin of name Isidoros – Osios Isidoros (Blessed Isidoros)
Name Isidoros refers to a man born in Egypt in 360 AD. He received high religious education and worked as a teacher in a church of Alexandria. Later on, he decided to start working on studying the Scripts, so he went to mountain Pilousio to live there as a monk.
Isidoros joined the local monastery there and became very famous because he knew how to explain complicated parts of the scripts. He wrote many religious books and letters (2.012 letters are saved today) where he explained the divine scripts.
Isidoros died in peace in 440AD. The Greek Orthodox Church declared him Blessed and celebrates Isidoro’s nameday on February 4th.
Nicknames deriving from name Isidoros
Isidoros doesn’t have many nicknames or diminutives. The only known ones are Sideris, Doros and Akis.
The names’ fairy reveals the meaning of name Isidoros
Isidoros is a quiet man who loves reading and participating in art events. He is into arts and crafts and he is usually rather lonely.