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ContributorContrib.Lucille on 4/12/2010
Either a latinate variant of Symphora
that was created by adding the Latin feminine augmentative suffix -osa
to it, or a corruption of Sympherusa
, which is the proper Latin form of the Greek name Sympherousa
This name is best known for being the name of the 2nd-century saint Symphorosa of Tibur (now Tivoli in central Italy), who was martyred during the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian
, together with her seven sons.