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|Greek to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|Greek term or phrase: STELIOS|
|I AM AMERICAN AND WANTING TO KNOW WHAT THE WORK STELIOS MEANS IN ENGLISH.|
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from Sylianos (Stylos+nous)
"Stelios" is a shortened form "Stylianos," which possibly is composed of two parts:
Stylos = column or pillar
Nous = law or custom
The meaning of the composite name is not so easy to guess, even with the knowledge of the parts. The following page:
makes some claims about the meaning of the name. The claims are interesting, but certainly subject to dispute:
"Stylianos means, literally, 'pillar of faith' or 'upholder of the customs', or possibly 'law abider', stylos meaning column and nous meaning law or custom. Stylianos is often shortened to Stelios (or Stelio in English)."
That is as much as I could find about this name.
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