Given Name GRATIAN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
PRONOUNCED: GRAY-shən (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Roman name Gratianus, which meant "grace" from Latin gratus. Saint Gratian was the first bishop of Tours (4th century). This was also the name of a Roman emperor.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gratianus (Ancient Roman), Gratien (French), Graziano (Italian), Gracjan (Polish), Graciano (Portuguese), Graciano (Spanish)


emperors, saints, virtues
Entry updated October 11, 2012