Given Name INNOCENT

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
PRONOUNCED: IN-ə-sənt (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Late Latin name Innocentius which was derived from innocens "innocent". This was the name of several early saints. It was also borne by 13 popes including Innocent III, a politically powerful ruler and organizer of the Fourth Crusade.

Categories

Orthodox Saints, word names
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Innocenzo (Italian), Innocentius (Late Roman), Innokenti, Innokentiy, Innokenty, Kesha (Russian), Inocencio (Spanish)
USER SUBMISSION: Innocent
Entry updated October 11, 2012