Sixtus Name Meaning & Origin
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From Greek, meaning "polished". It was originally translated into Latin as "Xystus", later evolving into the present form.
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Five popes took this name, most notably Sixtus IV, the sponsor of Michelangelo. The Sistine Chapel is named for him.
Sixtus of Siena, Catholic theologian
Prince Sixtus of Bourbon-Parma, World War I intermediary and negotiator
Sixtus was Senator Edmund Muskie's middle name.
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