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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VUR-jil(English)
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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.
VariantsVergil(English) Virgiliu(Romanian)
Other Languages & CulturesVergilius(Ancient Roman) Virgilio(Italian) Virgilius(Late Roman) Virgilijus(Lithuanian) Virgílio(Portuguese) Virgilio(Spanish)
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