Chrysanthos, Chrysanthe

Origin: Greek
Meaning: “golden flower”
Χρυσανθος

The name is composed of the Greek elements, chrysos (χρυσος) meaning, “golden” and anthos (ανθος) meaning, “flower.”

The name was borne by a 3rd-century Greek Christian martyr and saint and in Greece, its designated name-day is March 19.

Other forms of the name include:

  • Crisanto (Italian/Spanish)
  • Chrysanthus (Latin)
  • Hrisant Хрисант (Serbian)
  • Chrysanth/Crisant Хрисанф (Russian)

Its feminine form is Chrysanthe (Χρυσανθη).

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/name/chrysanthos
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