Given Name NAZARIUS

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Late Roman

Meaning & History

Latin name meaning "from Nazareth". Nazareth was the town in Galilee where Jesus lived. This name was borne by several early saints, including a man martyred with Celsus in Milan.
VARIANT: Nazarenus
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nazar, Nazaret (Armenian), Nazaire (French), Nazario, Nazzareno (Italian), Nazar, Nazariy (Russian), Nazario (Spanish), Nazar (Turkmen), Nazar, Nazariy (Ukrainian)

Categories

Latinizations, saints
Entry updated May 31, 2018