Given Name CATO (1)

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Roman cognomen meaning "wise" in Latin. This name was bestowed upon Cato the Elder (Marcus Porcius Cato), a 2nd-century BC Roman statesman, author and censor, and was subsequently inherited by his descendants, including his great-grandson Cato the Younger (Marcus Porcius Cato Uticencis), a politician and philosopher who opposed Julius Caesar.

Related Names

SAME SPELLING: Cato (2)

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Entry updated July 27, 2015