masculine Nicephorus

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Name Root:
nīkē phérō > Nikēphoros
This name derives from the Ancient Greek “Nikēphoros (Νικηφόρος),” composed of two elements: “nīkē (νίκη)” (victory, success) plus “phérō ‎(φέρω)” (bring, bear, carry). In turn, the name means “bringer of victory.” Nikephoros I was the Byzantine emperor from 802 to 811, when he was killed in the Battle of Pliska Nikephoros Bryennios (1062–1137), Byzantine general, statesman, and historian, was born at Orestias (Orestiada, Adrianople) in the theme of Macedonia. Nikephoros was a male name in Ancient Greece, as well as a title of the goddess Athena.


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