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PronouncedPron.POO-blee-oos Classical Latin
PUWB-lee-əs English
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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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biblical, emperors, mythology, poets, praenomina, saints, Shakespearean characters
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute