Isidore (also Isador) is a male name of Greek origin, meaning "gift of
Isis". This literal meaning did not prevent the name from surviving the supression of the Isis worship, and being among others the name of several Christian saints.
A number of people have gone under the name Isidore:
Isidore of Alexandria
Isidore of Charax, a 1st century geographer, cited as a source by Pliny.
Isidore of Miletus, an architect, who designed Hagia Sophia.
Isidore of Seville
Isidore of Pelusium
Isidore of Kiev= Cardinal Isidore of Thessalonica
Isidore the Laborer
Felipe Gonzálezused the nom-de-guerre "Isidoro" (he was from Seville) as a Socialist leader in Franco-era Spain.
Isidore Ducasse, a French poet and writer, who used the pseudonym Comte de Lautréamont.
* It is a
surnameassociated with the Mi'kmaqfamily line in Nova Scotia.
Chief Isadoreof the Ktunaxa(Kootenay) people, noted for his leadership in the Tobacco Plains War
Hurricane Isidore, a storm out of twelve and the second hurricane in the 2002 Atlantic hurricane season,
* Isidore is a band composed of
Steve Kilbeyof The Church and Jeffrey Cainformerly of Remy Zero.
Isidor Feinstein Stone, an American journalist
* J.R. Isidore, a fictional character in
Philip K Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
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