Gervasius
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Given Name GERVASIUS
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Probably a Latinized form of a Germanic name with a first element deriving from ger "spear". Saint Gervasius was an early martyr from Milan whose remains were discovered in the 4th century.
Categories
Latinizations, saints, uncertain etymology, weapons
Related Names
VARIANTS: Gero, Gervas
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Geirr (Ancient Scandinavian), Gervase (English), Gervais (French), Gero, Gervas (German), Geir (Icelandic), Gervasio (Italian), Geir (Norwegian), Gerwazy (Polish), Gervásio (Portuguese), Gervasio (Spanish)
Sources and References
  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 586