Given Name PERPETUA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: per-PE-twa (Spanish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Latin perpetuus meaning "continuous". This was the name of a 3rd-century saint martyred with another woman named Felicity.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Perpétua (Portuguese)
SAME SPELLING: Perpétua

Categories

martyrs, Orthodox saints, saints
Entry updated May 31, 2018