Origin of the name GEDEON.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name GEDEON.
GEDEON (Γεδεών). New
Testament Greek form of the Hebrew biblical name Gideon
(Gidheon), literally meaning
"cutter-off," or "tree-feller," allegorically rendered
"impetuous warrior." Usage:
France (Gédéon), Greece,
... Gideon. H.1439.
Caudex eximius—Great trunk of a tree; tree-feller, i.e., impetuous
warrior:—an Israelite [GEDEON], Judg. 6:11. (Dictionary of
Bible Proper Names, Potts, 1922)