Meaning & History
Roman family name, possibly meaning "servant" in Latin but most likely of unknown Etruscan origin. Saint
Sergius was a 4th-century Roman officer who was martyred in Syria. He is the patron saint of Christian desert nomads. Another saint by this name (in the Russian form Sergey
) was a 14th-century Russian spiritual leader. The name was also borne by four popes.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Sergei, Sergej, Sergey (Bulgarian), Sergi (Catalan), Serge (French), Sergio (Italian), Sergiusz (Polish), Sérgio (Portuguese), Serghei, Sergiu (Romanian), Sergei, Sergej, Sergey (Russian), Sergio (Spanish), Serhiy (Ukrainian) |