Given Name FLAVIUS

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Roman family name which meant "golden" or "yellow-haired" from Latin flavus "yellow, golden". Flavius was the family name of the 1st-century Roman emperors Vespasian, Titus and Domitian. It was used as a personal name by several later emperors, notably by Constantine.
FEMININE FORM: Flavia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Flavio (Italian), Flávio (Portuguese), Flaviu (Romanian), Flavio (Spanish)

Categories

colors, gold, Hunger Games characters, metals, saints, Shakespearean characters, surnames, yellow
Entry updated November 18, 2011