Gender: Male Pronunciation: sos-then-ace Meaning of Sosthenes: "safe strength" Origin of Sosthenes: Greek

Sosthenes Origin and Meaning

The name Sosthenes is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "safe strength".

The name of two Biblical figures, one a supporter of St. Paul and the other a Corinthian ruler. Virtually unknown in the U.S. but used in the form Sosthene in modern France.

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Hraefn_Korax Says:


I have limited Greek, but Wikipedia says the meaning is closer to "safe in strength".