Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Polydorus m. Ancient Greek πολῠ- 'many' + Ancient Greek δῶρον 'gift'.

The name of a variety of classical Greek mythological figures.

Like other names from classical Greek, Polydorus entered into western European naming pool during the Renaissance.

England
Early Modern English
1588 Polidorus bruton1 p. 118
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Polydorus". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Polydorus.