Vercingetorix
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Given Name VERCINGETORIX

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: wer-keeng-GE-to-reeks (Classical Latin), vur-sin-JET-ə-riks (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "king over warriors" from Gaulish ver "on, over" combined with cingeto "marching men, warriors" and rix "king". This name was borne by a chieftain of the Gaulish tribe the Arverni. He led the resistance against Julius Caesar's attempts to conquer Gaul, but he was eventually defeated, brought to Rome, and executed.
Entry updated July 2, 2017