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Origin of the name SPIRIDON.
Etymology of the name SPIRIDON.
Meaning of the baby name SPIRIDON.

  

SPIRIDON (Σπυρίδων).  Greek.  A diminutive form of Spiro (q.v.), Latin spiritus, meaning "breath of the gods."  Some authors make it an occupational name for a "basket maker."  See Yonge's note below, and Long's note under Spiridion.  Usage: Croatia, Greece, Serbia.
    Spiridon Belokas, a Greek athlete.  Spiridon Gopčević (d. 1928), was a Serbian astronomer and historian. (Wiki)

... the old Cypriot shepherd hermit Σπυρίδων (Spiridon), from σπυρίς (a round basket).  He was afterwards a bishop, and one of the fathers of Nicea, then going home, died at a great age, asleep in his corn field... (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)

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