Isidore

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Isidore
Pronunciation IS-i-dore
Gender male, female
Origin
Word/name Greek
Meaning "gift of Isis"
Other names
Nickname(s) Izzy, Dora, Sid
Related names Isadore, Isador, Isidoro, Esidoro, Isidro, Ysidro, Isidor
Statue of Isidore of Seville in front of the National Library of Spain, in Madrid.

Isidore (/ˈɪzədɔːr/, sometimes spelled Isidor, Isadore, or Isador) is a male given name of Greek origin, derived from Ἰσίδωρος, Isídōros (a compound of Ἶσις, Ísis, and δῶρον, dōron: "gift of [the goddess] Isis").

Similar "gift" names include the Greek "Theodore" ("gift of God"), the Persian "Mithradates" ("gift of Mithras") and Datis ("gift"), and the Hebrew "Matanya" ("gift of YHWH"). The Indo-European "gift" names are ultimately derived from the *PIE root *deh₃-, "to give".

Isidora is the equivalent female given name.

People with the name Isidore include:

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