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Origin and Meaning of Euclid

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Eu"clid
A Greek geometer of the 3d century b. c.; also, his treatise on geometry, and hence, the principles of geometry, in general.
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  1. Greek geometer (3rd century BC)

From Ancient Greek Εὐκλείδης (Eukleídēs).

  1. Euclid of Alexandria, a Greek mathematician.
  2. A male given name of mostly historical use.
  3. A city in Ohio.
  4. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.

Notable Persons Named Euclid

Euclid is a scientist in the field of mathematics.


Euclid of Megara was a philosopher. Euclid was born in -435 in Megara. He breathed his last breath in -365.


Euclid Tsakalotos is a Member of the Hellenic Parliament, for Athens B, Minister of Finance, Alternate Minister for International Economic Relations, Member of theHellenic Parliament, forAthens B, Ministry of Finance (Greece), and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Greece). Euclid was born in Rotterdam.


Jim "Motorhead" Sherwood was an experimental rock, art rock, jazz fusion, and doo-wop musician. He plays Baritone, soprano and tenor saxophone, tambourine, vocals, guitar, Baritone saxophone, Soprano saxophone, Tenor saxophone, and Human voice. He was most prominent from 1957 to 2011. Jim was given the name Euclid James Sherwood on May 8th, 1942 in Arkansas City, Kansas. Jim is also known as Sherwood and Euclid James "Motorhead". He died on December 25th, 2011.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Euclid

Euclid is a scientist in the field of mathematics.


Nicholas was born on March 15th, 1932. He breathed his last breath on September 27th, 2007.


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Fun Facts about the name Euclid

  • How Popular is the name Euclid? Euclid is the 25,413th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Euclid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 223 babies born with the first name Euclid in the United States. That's more than enough people named Euclid to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Euclid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Euclid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Euclid is Sunday, January 7th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Euclid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Euclid was in 1918 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Euclid: Your name in reverse order is Dilcue. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ldeuic. How do you pronounce that?

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  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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