Isidore

  • Origin: Greek
  • Gender: boy
Anusuya Mukherjee
Feb 07, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Jan 20, 2021
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The meaning of Isidore is ‘gift of Isis’. It is a name typically given to boys and is of Greek origin. The name comes from the word ‘isidoros’ in Greek which is composed of the words ‘isis’ and ‘doron’ which mean ‘gift.’ Isis is the name of an Egyptian goddess of Greek mythology. She was the goddess of fertility but is also regarded as the goddess of healing, magic, motherhood, and death. Osiris was slain by his brother, Seth, who chopped his body into several pieces and dissimulated them before ascending the throne. When her husband and former brother, Osiris died, Isis attempted to recover his body, and as a result, Isis concieved their son Horus using her husband's remains. Later, Horus and Isis try to kill Seth, during which Isis gets beheaded. This was reversed and she lived. She is commonly represented as a beautiful woman with a headdress, outstretched wings, and a moon disk with cow's horns. She began to be worshipped even outside of Egypt in places such as ancient Rome and Greece. Isidore of Seville is the name of the Spanish scholar who invented the period, the comma, and the punctuation mark. He was regarded as 'the last scholar of the ancient world'.

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Isidore is most often associated with the gender: male.
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I-S-I-D-O-R-E, 7-letter male given name.

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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