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Pius is a male given name that is rarely given in German-speaking countries and mostly in Catholic families. The feminine form is Pia , the Italian form is Pio. The name days are 15. March that the 30th April and 21st August .

Origin and meaning

The name comes from the Latin of pius and means pious ( God-fearing ), virtuous , righteous as well as conscientious , conscientious and faithful .

Name bearer


Pope name Pius

Pius was given the name of the pope by the following popes :

First name Pius

First name Pio

Other meanings


  1. ^ Lexicon of first names, 1974, Dudenverlag