Theophylaktos - Meaning of Theophylaktos

What does Theophylaktos mean?

[ syll. (t)heo-(p)hy-lak-tos, th-eophylakt-os ] The baby boy name Theophylaktos is pronounced -THiyAHF-AYLEYKTowZ †. Theophylaktos has its origins in the Old Greek language and it is used largely in Greek. Theophylaktos' meaning is 'guarded by god'. It is derived from theos which means 'god' ; phylassein 'to guard, protect'. Theophylaktos (Old Greek) is an old form of the name. The name was borne by Saint Theophylaktos, a 9th-century bishop of Nicomedia who is usually identified today as Saint Theophilus.

Variation transcriptions of Theophylaktos include Feofilakt (Russian) and Filat (Russian).

See also the related form, Theophil (German).

See also the related categories, god, guard (protector), and greek.

Theophylaktos is uncommon as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.

† approx English pronunciation for Theophylaktos: TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"

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