Given Name PUBLIUS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: POO-blee-oos (Classical Latin), PUWB-lee-əs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "public" in Latin. This was among the more common of the Roman praenomina, being borne by (among others) the emperor Hadrian and the poet Virgil.


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Entry updated July 2, 2017