Meaning and Origin of: Stavros
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First name origins & meanings:
- Greek : Crowned with wreath
Last name origin & meaning:
- Greek : from a Christian personal name based on the vocabulary word stavros ‘cross’ (classical Greek stauros), originally meaning ‘stake’. The adoption of the word as a personal name is associated with the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) in the Eastern Church, commemorating Emperor Heraclius’ recovery of the Holy Cross from the Persians in 630.