PELAGIA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πελαγια (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: pe-LAHG-yah (Polish)   [key]
Meaning & History
Feminine form of PELAGIUS. This was the name of a few early saints, including a young 4th-century martyr who threw herself from a rooftop in Antioch rather than lose her virginity.
Related Names
MASCULINE FORMS: Pelagios, Pelagius (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Pelagiya, Pelageya (Russian)