Given Name SCHOLASTICA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Late Roman

Meaning & History

From a Late Latin name which was derived from scholasticus meaning "rhetorician, orator". Saint Scholastica was a 6th-century Benedictine abbess, the sister of Saint Benedict of Nursia.

Categories

Catholic saints, saints
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Scholastique (French)
Entry updated October 20, 2016