VIRGIL
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: VUR-jəl (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Roman family name Vergilius which is of unknown meaning. This name was borne by the 1st-century BC Roman poet Publius Vergilius Maro, commonly called Virgil, who was the writer of the 'Aeneid'. Due to him, Virgil has been in use as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Vergil (English), Virgiliu (Romanian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Vergilius (Ancient Roman), Virgilio (Italian), Virgilius (Late Roman), Virgilijus (Lithuanian), Virgílio (Portuguese), Virgilio (Spanish)
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