Given Name GNAEUS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: GNIE-oos (Classical Latin), NIE-əs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Roman praenomen, or given name, which is of unknown Etruscan meaning, though it may be related to Latin naevus "birthmark". A famous bearer was Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, also known as Pompey the Great, a Roman general of the 1st century BC.
VARIANT: Cnaeus

Categories

praenomina
Entry updated July 2, 2017