Methodius - Meaning of Methodius

What does Methodius mean?

[ 4 syll. met-ho-diu(s), me-thodi-us ] The baby boy name Methodius is pronounced Mah-THOW-Diy-ahS (English) †. Methodius' language of origin is Old Greek and it is used largely in the German language. It is a biblical name derived from the element methodos meaning 'method'. Old forms of Methodius include Methodios (Old Greek) and Methodius (Latin). The name was borne by Saint Methodius (826-885), who together with his brother Saint Cyril, were Greek missionaries to the Slavs.

Variant forms of the name include the Russian Mefodi, the Slavic Metod, the Polish Metody, and the Russian Modya.

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Methodius is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Methodius include Massachusets, Massachusetta, Massachusetts, Massachusta, Matchitisiw, McIntoshe, Minesota, Minisoda, Minisota, Minnesota, Matous, Matthias, Matyse, Matyss, Matysse, Megedagik, Minesoda, Minnesoda, Misticko, and Mistico.

† Pronunciation for Methodius: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

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