Ancient Roman Names

These names were used in ancient Rome and many parts of the Roman Empire. See also about Roman names.
There are 290 names matching your criteria.

AELIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AELIUS.
AELIANA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AELIANUS.
AELIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of AELIUS.
AELIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was possibly derived from the Greek word ‘ηλιος (helios) meaning "sun"... [more]
AEMILIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
AEMILIANA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilianus (see EMILIANO).
AEMILIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Roman form of EMILIANO.
AEMILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Roman form of EMIL.
AETIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was probably derived from Greek αετος (aetos) "eagle"... [more]
AFRICANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the place name AFRICA, which in Roman times referred only to North Africa... [more]
AGRIPPA   m & f   Ancient Roman, Biblical
Roman cognomen of unknown meaning, possibly from Greek αγριος (agrios) "wild" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse" or possibly of Etruscan origin... [more]
AGRIPPINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine derivative of AGRIPPA. This name was borne by the scheming mother of the Roman emperor Nero, who eventually had her killed... [more]
AHENOBARBUS   m   Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen meaning "bronze beard" in Latin. This name was borne by a series of consuls of the late Roman Republic.
ALBA (2)   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of ALBUS.
ALBANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of ALBAN.
ALBINA   f   Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Slovene, Polish, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of ALBINUS. Saint Albina was a 3rd-century martyr from Caesarea.
ALBINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of ALBUS. Saint Albinus (also called Aubin) was a 6th-century bishop of Angers in Brittany.
ALBUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "white, bright" in Latin.
ANTONINA   f   Italian, Polish, Russian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Antoninus (see ANTONINO).
ANTONINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name, a derivative of ANTONIUS.
ANTONIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Dutch
Ancient Roman form of ANTHONY. This is also the official Dutch form of the name, used on birth certificates but commonly rendered Anton or Antoon in daily life.
APPIUS   m   Ancient Roman
This was a Roman praenomen, or given name, used predominantly by the Claudia family. Its etymology is unknown. A famous bearer of this name was Appius Claudius Caecus, a Roman statesman of the 3rd century BC... [more]
AQUILA   m & f   Biblical, Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen which meant "eagle" in Latin. In Acts in the New Testament Paul lives with Aquila and his wife Priscilla (or Prisca) for a time.
AQUILINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AQUILINUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint from Byblos.
AQUILINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of AQUILA.
ATILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of ATTILIO.
AUGUSTA   f   German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AUGUSTUS. It was introduced to Britain when king George III, a member of the German House of Hanover, gave this name to his second daughter in the 18th century.
AUGUSTINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of AUGUSTINE (1).
AUGUSTUS   m   Ancient Roman, Dutch
Means "great" or "venerable", derived from Latin augere "to increase". Augustus was the title given to Octavian, the first Roman emperor... [more]
AULUS   m   Ancient Roman
Possibly from Latin avulus "little grandfather", though it could be from the Etruscan name Aule, which was possibly derived from avils meaning "years"... [more]
AURELIANA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AURELIANUS.
AURELIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was originally derived from the Roman family name AURELIUS.
AURELIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from Latin aureus "golden, gilded". Marcus Aurelius was a Roman emperor and philosophical writer. This was also the name of several early saints.
AVILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name of unknown meaning. Saint Avilius was a 1st-century patriarch of Alexandria.
AVITUS   m   Ancient Roman
From a Roman family name which meant "ancestral" in Latin. This was the name of an emperor who briefly reigned over the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century... [more]
BALBINA   f   Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Italian (Rare), Ancient Roman
Feminine form of BALBINUS. Saint Balbina was a 2nd-century Roman woman martyred with her father Quirinus.
BALBINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of BALBUS.
BALBUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "stammerer" in Latin. This was a family name of the mother of emperor Augustus, Atia Balba Caesonia.
BLANDINA   f   Ancient Roman
Latin form of BLANDINE.
BLANDINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of BLANDUS.
BLANDUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "charming" in Latin.
BLASIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of BLAISE.
BRUTUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "heavy" in Latin. Famous bearers include Lucius Junius Brutus, the traditional founder of the Roman Republic, and Marcus Junius Brutus, the statesman who conspired to assassinated Julius Caesar.
CAECILIA   f   German, Ancient Roman
German form of CECILIA, as well as the original Latin form.
CAECILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original masculine form of CECILIA.
CAELIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CAELIUS.
CAELINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CAELINUS.
CAELINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was itself derived from the Roman family name CAELIUS.
CAELIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from Latin caelum meaning "heaven".
CAESAR   m   Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen which possibly meant "hairy", from Latin caesaries "hair". Julius Caesar and his adopted son Julius Caesar Octavianus (commonly known as Augustus) were both rulers of the Roman Empire in the 1st century BC... [more]
CAIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman variant of GAIUS.
CAMILLA   f   English, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of CAMILLUS. This was the name of a legendary warrior maiden of the Volsci, as told by Virgil in the 'Aeneid'... [more]
CAMILLUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen, which is probably of Etruscan origin and unknown meaning. It is probably not related to Latin camillus "a youth employed in religious services"... [more]
CASSIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CASSIUS.
CASSIAN   m   Ancient Roman (Anglicized)
From the Roman family name Cassianus, which was derived from CASSIUS. This was the name of several saints, including a 3rd-century martyr from Tangier who is the patron saint of stenographers.
CASSIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was a derivative of CASSIUS.
CASSIUS   m   Ancient Roman, English
Roman family name which was possibly derived from Latin cassus "empty, vain". This name was borne by several early saints. In modern times, it was the original first name of boxer Muhammad Ali (1942-2016), who was named after his father Cassius Clay, who was himself named after the American abolitionist Cassius Clay (1810-1903).
CATO (1)   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "wise" in Latin. This name was bestowed upon Cato the Elder (Marcus Porcius Cato), a 2nd-century BC Roman statesman, author and censor, and was subsequently inherited by his descendants, including his great-grandson Cato the Younger (Marcus Porcius Cato Uticencis), a politician and philosopher who opposed Julius Caesar.
CELSUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which meant "tall" in Latin. This was the name of a 2nd-century philosopher who wrote against Christianity. It was also borne by an early saint martyred with Nazarius in Milan.
CICERO   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "chickpea" from Latin cicer. Marcus Tullius Cicero (known simply as Cicero) was a statesman, orator and author of the 1st century BC.
CLAUDIA   f   English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CLAUDIUS. It is mentioned briefly in the New Testament. As a Christian name it was very rare until the 16th century.
CLAUDIUS   m   Ancient Roman
From a Roman family name which was possibly derived from Latin claudus meaning "lame, crippled". This was the name of a patrician family prominent in Roman politics... [more]
CLOELIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CLOELIUS. In Roman legend Cloelia was a maiden who was given to an Etruscan invader as a hostage. She managed to escape by swimming across the Tiber, at the same time helping some of the other captives to safety.
CLOELIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name of unknown meaning.
CNAEUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman variant of GNAEUS.
CORNELIA   f   German, Romanian, Italian, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CORNELIUS. In the 2nd century BC it was borne by Cornelia Scipionis Africana (the daughter of the military hero Scipio Africanus), the mother of the two reformers known as the Gracchi... [more]
CORNELIUS   m   Ancient Roman, English, Dutch, German, Biblical
Roman family name which possibly derives from the Latin element cornu "horn". In Acts in the New Testament Cornelius is a centurion who is directed by an angel to seek Peter... [more]
CRISPINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of CRISPIN.
CRISPUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "curly-haired" in Latin.
CYPRIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Roman form of CYPRIAN.
DECIMA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of DECIMUS.
DECIMUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "tenth" in Latin.
DIOCLETIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of DIOCLETIAN.
DOMITIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of DOMITIUS.
DOMITIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of DOMITIAN.
DOMITILLA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine diminutive of the Roman family name DOMITIUS. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Vespasian and the mother of emperors Titus and Domitian.
DOMITIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was probably derived from Latin domitus meaning "having been tamed".
DRUSA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of DRUSUS.
DRUSILLA   f   Biblical, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin
Feminine diminutive of the Roman family name DRUSUS. In Acts in the New Testament Drusilla is the wife of Felix.
DRUSUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name, also sometimes used as a praenomen, or given name, by the Claudia family. Apparently the name was first assumed by a Roman warrior who killed a Gallic chieftain named Drausus in single combat... [more]
DUILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of DUILIO.
EGNATIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Earlier form of IGNATIUS.
ENNIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of ENNIO.
FABIA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FABIUS.
FABIANA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of FABIAN.
FABIOLA   f   Italian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Diminutive of FABIA. This was the name of a 4th-century saint from Rome.
FABIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from Latin faba "bean". Quintus Fabius Maximus was the Roman general who used delaying tactics to halt the invasion of Hannibal in the 3rd century BC.
FABRICIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fabricius (see FABRICE).
FABRICIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of FABRICE.
FAUSTA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FAUSTUS.
FAUSTINA   f   Ancient Roman, Italian
Feminine form of Faustinus (see FAUSTINO).
FAUSTINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of FAUSTINO.
FAUSTUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "auspicious, lucky" in Latin. It was also occasionally used as a praenomen, or given name. This was the name of several early Christian saints.
FELIX   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Romanian, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From a Roman cognomen meaning "lucky, successful" in Latin. It was acquired as an agnomen, or nickname, by the 1st-century BC Roman general Sulla. It also appears in the New Testament belonging to the governor of Judea who imprisoned Saint Paul... [more]
FESTUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman cognomen which possibly meant "festival, holiday" in Latin. This was the name of a Roman official in the New Testament.
FLAVIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIANA   f   Ancient Roman, Italian
Feminine form of FLAVIAN.
FLAVIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of FLAVIAN.
FLAVIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which meant "golden" or "yellow-haired" from Latin flavus "yellow, golden". Flavius was the family name of the 1st-century Roman emperors Vespasian, Titus and Domitian... [more]
FLORIANA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Italian feminine form of FLORIAN.
FLORIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of FLORIAN.
FLORUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from Latin flos meaning "flower".
FULVIA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fulvius (see FULVIO).
FULVIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of FULVIO.
GAIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman praenomen, or given name, of uncertain meaning. It is possibly derived from Latin gaudere "to rejoice", though it may be of unknown Etruscan origin... [more]
GALLUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which meant "rooster" in Latin. This was the name of a 7th-century Irish saint, a companion of Saint Columbanus, who later became a hermit in Switzerland.
GERMANA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of GERMANUS.
GERMANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "brother" in Latin. This was the name of several early saints.
GLAUCIA   m & f   Ancient Roman
Latin form of GLÁUCIO.
GNAEUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which is of unknown Etruscan meaning, though it may be related to Latin naevus "birthmark". A famous bearer was Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, also known as Pompey the Great, a Roman general of the 1st century BC.
GORDIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of GORDIAN.
GRATIANA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Gratianus (see GRATIAN).
GRATIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of GRATIAN.
HADRIANA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of HADRIANUS.
HADRIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Roman form of HADRIAN.
HERMINIA   f   Spanish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of HERMINIUS.
HERMINIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman name which was possibly of unknown Etruscan origin, but could also be derived from the name of the god HERMES. In Roman legend this was the name of a companion of Aeneas.
HILARIA   f   Ancient Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of HILARIUS.
HILARIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman name which was derived from Latin hilaris meaning "cheerful". Alternatively, it could be derived from the Greek name ‘Ιλαρος (Hilaros) also meaning "cheerful" (the Greek word ‘ιλαρος was the source of the Latin word hilaris)... [more]
HORATIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of HORATIUS.
HORATIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was possibly derived from Latin hora "hour, time, season", though the name may actually be of Etruscan origin. A famous bearer was Quintus Horatius Flaccus, a Roman lyric poet of the 1st century BC who is better known as Horace in the English-speaking world.
HORTENSIA   f   Ancient Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of the Roman family name Hortensius, possibly derived from Latin hortus "garden".
HORTENSIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Masculine form of HORTENSIA.
IANUARIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman form of JANUARIUS.
IOVIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Older form of JOVIAN.
IOVITA   m & f   Ancient Roman
Latin masculine and feminine form of JOVITA.
IULIA   f   Romanian, Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman and Romanian form of JULIA.
IULIANA   f   Romanian, Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman and Romanian form of JULIANA.
IULIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman form of JULIAN.
IULIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman form of JULIUS.
IUNIA   f   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin
Latin form of JUNIA.
IUNIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of JUNIUS.
IUVENALIS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of JUVENAL.
JANUARIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "January" in Latin. The name of the month derives from the name of the Roman god Janus. Saint Januarius, the patron saint of Naples, was a bishop who was beheaded during the persecutions of emperor Diocletian in the 4th century.
JOVIAN   m   Ancient Roman (Anglicized)
From Latin Iovianus, a Roman cognomen which was a derivative of Iovis (see JOVE). This was the name of a 4th-century Roman emperor.
JULIA   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Spanish, Polish, Finnish, Russian, Ukrainian, Ancient Roman, Biblical
Feminine form of the Roman family name JULIUS. Among the notable women from this family were Julia Augusta (also known as Livia Drusilla), the wife of Emperor Augustus, and Julia the Elder, the daughter of Augustus and the wife of Tiberius... [more]
JULIANA   f   Dutch, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Iulianus (see JULIAN). This was the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr from Nicomedia, and also of the Blessed Juliana of Norwich, also called Julian, a 14th-century mystic and author... [more]
JULIUS   m   Ancient Roman, English, German
From a Roman family name which was possibly derived from Greek ιουλος (ioulos) "downy-bearded"... [more]
JUNIA   f   Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of JUNIUS. This was the name of an early Christian mentioned in the New Testament (there is some debate about whether the name belongs to a man or a woman).
JUNIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was possibly derived from the name of the Roman goddess JUNO. It was borne by Lucius Junius Brutus, the founder of the Roman Republic in the 6th century BC... [more]
LAELIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Laelius, a Roman family name of unknown meaning. This is also the name of a type of flower, an orchid found in Mexico and Central America.
LAELIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Masculine form of LAELIA.
LAURENTIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LAURENTINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LAURENTINUS.
LAURENTINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)). Saint Laurentinus was a 3rd-century martyr from Carthage.
LAURENTIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman form of LAURENCE (1).
LIVIA (1)   f   Italian, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LIVIUS. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Augustus.
LIVIANA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Livianus, which was itself derived from the family name LIVIUS.
LIVIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin masculine form of LIVIANA.
LIVIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which may be related to either Latin liveo "to envy" or lividus "blue, envious". Titus Livius, also known as Livy, was a Roman historian who wrote a history of the city of Rome.
LONGINA   f   Polish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LONGINUS.
LONGINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from Latin longus "long". According to Christian legend Saint Longinus was the name of the Roman soldier who pierced Jesus' side with a spear, then converted to Christianity and was martyred... [more]
LUCANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of LUCAN.
LUCIA   f   Italian, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Slovak, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LUCIUS. Saint Lucia was a 4th-century martyr from Syracuse. She was said to have had her eyes gouged out, and thus she is the patron saint of the blind... [more]
LUCIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from the Roman praenomen LUCIUS. Lucianus (or Λουκιανος in his native Greek) of Samosata was a 2nd-century satirist and author... [more]
LUCILIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LUCILIUS.
LUCILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was a derivative of the given name LUCIUS. This was the family name of the 2nd-century BC Roman satirist Gaius Lucilius.
LUCILLA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Latin diminutive of LUCIA. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint martyred in Rome.
LUCIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical, English
Roman praenomen, or given name, which was derived from Latin lux "light". This was the most popular of the praenomina. Two Etruscan kings of early Rome had this name as well as several prominent later Romans, including Lucius Annaeus Seneca (known simply as Seneca), a statesman, philosopher, orator and tragedian... [more]
LUCRETIA   f   Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of the Roman family name Lucretius, possibly from Latin lucrum "profit, wealth". In Roman legend Lucretia was a maiden who was raped by the son of the king of Rome... [more]
LUCRETIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Masculine form of LUCRETIA. This name was borne by 1st-century BC Roman poet Titus Lucretius Carus.
MANIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which was possibly derived from Old Latin manus "good".
MANLIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was possibly derived from Latin mane "morning". Marcus Manlius Capitolinus was a Roman consul who saved Rome from the Gauls in the 4th century BC.
MARCELLA   f   Italian, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of MARCELLUS.
MARCELLINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of MARCELLINUS.
MARCELLINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from MARCELLUS. Saint Marcellinus was a pope of the early 4th century who was supposedly martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian.
MARCELLUS   m   Ancient Roman, German, Dutch
Roman family name which was originally a diminutive of MARCUS. This was the name of two popes.
MARCIA   f   English, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of MARCIUS. It was borne by a few very minor saints. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 18th century.
MARCIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was a derivative of the praenomen MARCUS. This was the name of a 5th-century Eastern Roman emperor... [more]
MARCIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was a derivative of the praenomen MARCUS. This was the name of an early, possibly legendary, king of Rome.
MARCUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Roman praenomen, or given name, which was probably derived from the name of the Roman god MARS. This was among the most popular of the Roman praenomina... [more]
MARIANA   f   Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian, Czech, Ancient Roman
Roman feminine form of MARIANUS. After the classical era it was frequently interpreted as a combination of MARIA and ANA... [more]
MARIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name, which was itself derived from the Roman name MARIUS. This was the name of an early saint.
MARINUS   m   Ancient Roman, Dutch
From the Roman family name Marinus, which derives either from the name MARIUS or from the Latin word marinus "of the sea".
MARIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Romanian, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, French
Roman family name which was derived either from MARS, the name of the Roman god of War, or else from the Latin root mas, maris meaning "male"... [more]
MARTIALIS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of MARTIAL.
MARTINA   f   German, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, English, Swedish, Dutch, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Martinus (see MARTIN). Saint Martina was a 3rd-century martyr who is one of the patron saints of Rome.
MARTINUS   m   Ancient Roman, Dutch
Original Latin form of MARTIN. This is also the official Dutch form of the name, used on birth certificates but commonly rendered Maarten or Marten in daily life.
MAXENTIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of MAXENCE.
MAXIMA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of MAXIMUS.
MAXIMIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from MAXIMUS.
MAXIMILIANA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of MAXIMILIANUS.
MAXIMILIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman form of MAXIMILIAN.
MAXIMINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from MAXIMUS. Saint Maximinus was a 4th-century bishop of Trier.
MAXIMUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from Latin maximus "greatest". Saint Maximus was a monk and theologian from Constantinople in the 7th century.
NAEVIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of NEVIO.
NERO (1)   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen, which was probably of Sabine origin meaning "strong, vigourous". It was borne most infamously by a tyrannical Roman emperor of the 1st century.
NERVA   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from Latin nervus "strength". This is the name by which the 1st-century Roman emperor Marcus Cocceius Nerva is commonly known.
NONA (2)   f   English, Ancient Roman (Rare)
Feminine form of NONUS. It was also used in 19th-century England, derived directly from Latin nonus "ninth" and traditionally given to the ninth-born child.
NONUS   m   Ancient Roman (Rare)
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "ninth" in Latin. This was a very rare praenomen.
OCTAVIA   f   English, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of OCTAVIUS. Octavia was the wife of Mark Antony and the sister of Roman emperor Augustus. In 19th-century England it was sometimes given to the eighth-born child.
OCTAVIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of OCTAVIAN.
OCTAVIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name meaning "eighth" from Latin octavus. This was the original family name of the emperor Augustus (born Gaius Octavius). It was also rarely used as a Roman praenomen, or given name.
OTHO   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen of unknown meaning. This was the name of a short-lived 1st-century Roman emperor.
OVIDIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of OVID.
PAULA   f   German, English, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Croatian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL). This was the name of a 4th-century Roman saint who was a companion of Saint Jerome.
PAULINA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Swedish, Lithuanian, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
PAULINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of PAULINO.
PAULUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin
Latin form of PAUL.
PETRONIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of PETRONIUS.
PETRONIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which is possibly derived from Latin petro, petronis "yokel".
PLINIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of PLINY.
POMPEIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of POMPEY.
POMPILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of POMPILIU.
POMPONIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of POMPONIUS.
POMPONIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which is of unknown meaning, possibly a derivative of Pompeius (see POMPEY).
PONTIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman family name. The family had Samnite roots so the name probably originated from the Oscan language, likely meaning "fifth" (a cognate of Latin Quintus)... [more]
PORCIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of PORCIUS.
PORCIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name meaning "pig", derived from Latin porcus. Famous members of the family include the Roman statesmen Cato the Elder (Marcus Porcius Cato) and his great-grandson Cato the Younger (Marcus Porcius Cato Uticencis).
PRISCA   f   Biblical, Dutch, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin
Feminine form of Priscus, a Roman family name which meant "ancient" in Latin. This name appears in the epistles in the New Testament, referring to Priscilla the wife of Aquila.
PRISCILLA   f   English, French, Italian, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman name, a diminutive of PRISCA. In Acts in the New Testament Paul lived with Priscilla and her husband Aquila in Corinth for a while... [more]
PRISCUS   m   Ancient Roman
Masculine form of PRISCA.
PUBLIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "public" in Latin. This was among the more common of the Roman praenomina, being borne by (among others) the emperor Hadrian and the poet Virgil.
QUINTILIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of QUINTILIAN.
QUINTILLUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the given name QUINTUS.
QUINTINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of QUINTINUS.
QUINTINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was originally derived from QUINTUS.
QUINTUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "fifth" in Latin. It was traditionally given to the fifth child, or possibly a child born in the fifth month. This was a common praenomen, being more popular than the other numeric Roman names... [more]
REGULUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "prince, little king", a diminutive of Latin rex "king". This was the cognomen of several 3rd-century BC consuls from the gens Atilia... [more]
RUFINA   f   Russian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of RUFINUS.
RUFINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from the cognomen RUFUS. It was borne by several early saints.
RUFUS   m   Ancient Roman, English, Biblical
Roman cognomen which meant "red-haired" in Latin. Several early saints had this name, including one mentioned in one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament... [more]
SABINA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Sabinus, a Roman cognomen meaning "Sabine" in Latin. The Sabines were an ancient people who lived in central Italy, their lands eventually taken over by the Romans after several wars... [more]
SABINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin masculine form of SABINA.
SATURNINA   f   Ancient Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of SATURNINUS. This was the name of a legendary saint who was supposedly martyred in northern France.
SATURNINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the name of the Roman god Saturnus (see SATURN). This was the name of several early saints.
SCAEVOLA   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of SCEVOLA.
SECUNDINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name derived from the praenomen SECUNDUS. Saint Secundinus, also known as Seachnall, was a 5th-century assistant to Saint Patrick who became the first bishop of Dunshaughlin.
SECUNDUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which meant "second" in Latin.
SENECA   m   Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen which meant "old" from Latin senectus. This was the name of both a Roman orator (born in Spain) and also of his son, a philosopher and statesman... [more]
SEPTIMA   f   Ancient Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of SEPTIMUS.
SEPTIMIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from SEPTIMUS.
SEPTIMUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which meant "seventh" in Latin.
SERGIUS   m   Ancient Roman
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 with his companion Bacchus... [more]
SERVIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "to preserve" from Latin servo.
SEVERIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from SEVERUS.
SEVERINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from SEVERUS. Severinus was the name of many early saints, including a 6th-century Roman philosopher martyred by the Ostrogothic king Theodoric... [more]
SEVERUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name meaning "stern" in Latin. This name was borne by several early saints.
SEXTILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of SEXTUS.
SEXTUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which meant "sixth" in Latin. It was traditionally given to the sixth child.
SILVANUS   m   Roman Mythology, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Roman name derived from Latin silva "wood, forest". Silvanus was the Roman god of forests. This name appears in the New Testament belonging to one of Saint Paul's companions, also called Silas.
SPURIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which is of uncertain meaning, probably of Etruscan origin. It may be related to the Late Latin word spurius "of illegitimate birth", which was derived from Etruscan srural "public".
TACITA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of TACITUS.
TACITUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "silent, mute" in Latin. This was the name of a 1st-century Roman historian.
TARQUINIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of TARQUIN.
TATIANA   f   Russian, Slovak, Bulgarian, Romanian, Polish, Greek, Georgian, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman name Tatianus, a derivative of the Roman name TATIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint who was martyred in Rome under the emperor Alexander Severus... [more]
TATIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from TATIUS.
TATIUS   m   Roman Mythology, Ancient Roman
Roman family name of unknown meaning, possibly of Sabine origin. According to Roman legend, Titus Tatius was an 8th-century BC king of the Sabines who came to jointly rule over the Romans and Sabines with the Roman king Romulus.
TERENTIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of TERENCE.
TERTIUS   m   Ancient Roman
This was both a Roman praenomen and a cognomen which meant "third" in Latin.
THRACIUS   m   Ancient Roman
From a Roman name which meant "of Thracia". Thracia was a region in southeast Europe, now divided between Greece and Turkey.
TIBERIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "of the Tiber" in Latin. The Tiber is the river that runs through Rome. Tiberius was the second Roman emperor, the stepson of emperor Augustus.
TIBURTIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of TIBURCIO.
TITIANA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of TITIANUS.
TITIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of TIZIANO.
TITUS   m   Ancient Roman, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Roman praenomen, or given name, which is of unknown meaning, possibly related to Latin titulus "title of honour". It is more likely of Oscan origin, since it was borne by the legendary Sabine king Titus Tatius... [more]
TRAIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of TRAJAN.
TULLIA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Tullius (see TULLIO).
TULLIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of TULLIO.
VALENS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen (see VALENTINE (1)). This name was borne by a 4th-century Roman emperor.
VALENTINA   f   Italian, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian, Romanian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)). A famous bearer was the Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (1937-), who in 1963 became the first woman to visit space.
VALENTINIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of the cognomen Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1))... [more]
VALENTINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original form of VALENTINE (1).
VALERIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of VALERIUS. This was the name of a 2nd-century Roman saint and martyr.
VALERIANA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Valerianus (see VALERIAN).
VALERIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of VALERIAN.
VALERIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from Latin valere "to be strong". This was the name of several early saints.
VARINIA   f   Ancient Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of VARINIUS.
VARINIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name possibly derived from VARIUS.
VARIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which meant "versatile" in Latin. Varius Rufus was a Roman epic poet of the 1st century BC.
VERGILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of VIRGIL.
VERGINIA   f   Ancient Roman
Variant of VIRGINIA.
VERGINIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Masculine form of VIRGINIA.
VESPASIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman form of VESPASIAN.
VIBIANA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of VIBIANUS.
VIBIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of VIBIUS.
VIBIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name of unknown meaning, probably of Etruscan origin.
VINICIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of VINICIO.
VIRGINIA   f   English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Verginius or Virginius which is of unknown meaning, but long associated with Latin virgo "maid, virgin"... [more]
VITA   f   Ancient Roman, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Danish
Feminine form of VITUS.
VITUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman name which was derived from Latin vita "life". Saint Vitus was a child martyred in Sicily in the early 4th century. From an early date this name was confused with the Germanic name Wido.
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