Late Roman Names

Late Roman names were used in the early Christian Roman Empire. They formed after Ancient Roman names.
There are 238 names matching your criteria.

ADEODATUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name meaning "given by God". This was the name of a son of Saint Augustine and two popes (who are also known by the related name Deusdedit).
AEGIDIUS   m   Late Roman
Original Latin form of GILES.
AFRA (1)   f   Late Roman
Originally used by the Romans as a nickname for a woman from Africa. This was the name of two early saints.
AMABILIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of AMABILIS.
AMABILIS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "lovable". Saint Amabilis was a 5th-century priest in Riom, central France.
AMADEUS   m   Late Roman
Means "love of God", derived from Latin amare "to love" and Deus "God". A famous bearer was the Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), who was actually born Wolfgang Theophilus Mozart but preferred the Latin translation of his Greek middle name... [more]
AMANDA   f   English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Late Roman
In part this is a feminine form of AMANDUS. However, it was not used during the Middle Ages. In the 17th century it was recreated by authors and poets who based it directly on Latin amanda "lovable, worthy of love"... [more]
AMANDUS   m   Late Roman
Derived from Latin amanda meaning "lovable, worthy of love". Saint Amandus was a 5th-century bishop of Bordeaux. It was also borne by a 7th-century French saint who evangelized in Flanders.
AMANTIUS   m   Late Roman
Means "loving" in Latin. This was the name of several early saints. It has sometimes been confused with the name Amandus.
AMATA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of AMATUS.
AMATOR   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "lover (of God)". Saint Amator was a 5th-century bishop of Auxerre.
AMATUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "beloved". The 7th-century Saint Amatus was the first abbot of Remiremont Abbey.
AMOR   m & f   Roman Mythology, Late Roman, Spanish, Portuguese
Means "love" in Latin. This was another name for the Roman god Cupid. It also means "love" in Spanish and Portuguese, and the name can be derived directly from this vocabulary word.
ANATOLIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of ANATOLIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century Italian saint and martyr.
ANGELA   f   English, Italian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Slovene, Slovak, Russian, Macedonian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL). As an English name, it came into use in the 18th century.
ANGELUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of ANGEL.
AUREA   f   Late Roman
Latin form of ORIA.
BAPTISTA   m   Late Roman
Latin form of BAPTISTE.
BARBARA   f   English, Italian, French, German, Polish, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Greek βαρβαρος (barbaros) meaning "foreign"... [more]
BEATA   f   Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Derived from Latin beatus meaning "blessed". This was the name of a few minor saints.
BEATRIX   f   German, Hungarian, Dutch, English (Rare), Late Roman
Probably from Viatrix, a feminine form of the Late Latin name Viator which meant "voyager, traveller". It was a common name amongst early Christians, and the spelling was altered by association with Latin beatus "blessed"... [more]
BEATUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of BEATA. According to legend, Saint Beatus was ordained a priest by Saint Peter and evangelized in Switzerland... [more]
BENEDICTA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDICTUS   m   Late Roman, Dutch
Original Latin form of BENEDICT, as well as the modern Dutch form.
BENIGNA   f   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Late Roman
Feminine form of BENIGNO.
BENIGNUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin form of BENIGNO.
BIBIANA   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Possibly an early variant of VIVIANA. Alternatively, it may be a feminine derivative of the earlier Roman cognomen VIBIANUS.
BONIFATIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of BONIFACE.
BONITUS   m   Late Roman
Derived from a diminutive of Latin bonus meaning "good". This was the name of a 7th-century century saint, a bishop of Auvergne.
CAELESTINUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name, a derivative of CAELESTIS. This name was borne by five popes (usually spelled Celestine in English).
CAELESTIS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which meant "of the sky, heavenly".
CAESARIUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which was derived from CAESAR. Saint Caesarius was a 6th-century bishop of Arles.
CAIETANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of GAETANO.
CALIXTUS   m   Late Roman
Variant of CALLISTUS, the spelling perhaps influenced by Latin calix "wine cup". This was the name of three popes (also known as Callistus).
CALLISTUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which was derived from the Greek name Καλλιστος (Kallistos) "most beautiful"... [more]
CALLIXTUS   m   Late Roman
Variant of CALLISTUS, the spelling perhaps influenced by Latin calix "wine cup". This was the name of three popes (also known as Callistus).
CALOGERUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of CALOGERO.
CANDIDA   f   Late Roman, English
Late Latin name derived from candidus meaning "white". This was the name of several early saints, including a woman supposedly healed by Saint Peter... [more]
CANDIDUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of CANDIDA. This name was borne by a few early saints and martyrs.
CARINA (1)   f   English, Portuguese, Spanish, German, Late Roman
Late Latin name derived from cara meaning "dear, beloved". This was the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr. It is also the name of a constellation in the southern sky, though in this case it means "keel" in Latin, referring to a part of Jason's ship the Argo.
CHRISTIANA   f   English, Late Roman
Latin feminine form of CHRISTIAN.
CHRISTIANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of CHRISTIAN.
CHRISTOPHORUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of CHRISTOPHER.
CLARA   f   Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, English, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Clarus which meant "clear, bright, famous". The name Clarus was borne by a few early saints. The feminine form was popularized by the 13th-century Saint Clare of Assisi (called Chiara in Italian), a friend and follower of Saint Francis, who left her wealthy family to found the order of nuns known as the Poor Clares... [more]
CLARITIA   f   Late Roman
Possibly a derivative of CLARA.
CLARUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine Latin form of CLARA. This was the name of several early saints.
CLEMENS   m   German, Late Roman
Original Latin form of CLEMENT, as well as the German form.
CLEMENTIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of Clemens or Clementius (see CLEMENT).
CLEMENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Derivative of Clemens (see CLEMENT).
CLIMACUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of CLÍMACO.
COLUMBA   m & f   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "dove". This was the name of several early saints both masculine and feminine, most notably the 6th-century Irish monk Saint Columba (or Colum) who established a monastery on the island of Iona off the coast of Scotland... [more]
COLUMBANUS   m   Late Roman
This name can be viewed as a derivative of COLUMBA or a Latinized form of COLUMBAN, both derivations being approximately equivalent... [more]
CONSTANS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "constant, steadfast". This was the name of a 4th-century Roman emperor, a son of Constantine the Great.
CONSTANTIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Constantius, which was itself derived from CONSTANS.
CONSTANTINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
CONSTANTINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of CONSTANTINE.
CONSTANTIUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which was a derivative of CONSTANS.
CORBINIANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of KORBINIAN.
CRESCENS   m   Late Roman, Biblical Latin
Latin name which was derived from crescere "to grow". This name is mentioned briefly in one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament.
CRESCENTIA   f   German, Late Roman
Feminine form of CRESCENTIUS.
CRESCENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name which was a derivative of the name CRESCENS. Saint Crescentius was a child martyred in Rome during the persecutions of emperor Diocletian in the early 4th century.
CYRIACA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of CYRIACUS.
CYRIACUS   m   Late Roman
Latinized form of the Greek name Κυριακος (Kyriakos), which meant "of the lord" (derived from Greek κυριος (kyrios) "lord")... [more]
DELPHINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of the Latin name Delphinus, which meant "of Delphi". Delphi was a city in ancient Greece, the name of which is possibly related to Greek δελφυς (delphys) "womb"... [more]
DELPHINUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of DELPHINA. Saint Delphinus was a 4th-century bishop of Bordeaux.
DEODATUS   m   Late Roman
Variant of ADEODATUS or DEUSDEDIT. This name was borne by several saints.
DESIDERATA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of DESIDERATUS.
DESIDERATUS   m   Late Roman
Derived from Latin desideratum meaning "desired". This was the name of a 6th-century French saint.
DESIDERIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of DESIDERIO. This was the Latin name of a 19th-century queen of Sweden, the wife of Karl XIV. She was born in France with the name Désirée.
DESIDERIUS   m   Late Roman
Derived from Latin desiderium "longing, desire". It was the name of several early saints. It was also borne in the 8th century by the last king of the Lombard Kingdom.
DEUSDEDIT   m   Late Roman
Latin name meaning "God has given". This was the name of two popes (who are also known by the related name Adeodatus).
DIONYSIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of DIONYSIUS.
DOMINICA   f   English (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of DOMINIC.
DOMINICUS   m   Late Roman, Dutch
Original Latin form of DOMINIC, as well as the modern Dutch form.
DONATA   f   Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of DONATO.
DONATIANUS   m   Late Roman
Derivative of Donatus (see DONATO). This was the name of a few early saints.
DONATUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of DONATO.
DOROTHEUS   m   Late Roman
Latinized form of DOROTHEOS.
DURANS   m   Late Roman
Original Latin form of DURANTE.
ELIGIA   f   Polish, Late Roman
Feminine form of ELIGIUS.
ELIGIUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name derived from Latin eligere "to choose". The 7th-century Saint Eligius is the patron saint of metalworkers.
EMERENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Derived from Latin emereo meaning "to fully deserve".
EMYGDIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of EMIDIO.
EPHESIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of EFISIO.
EUSTACHIUS   m   Late Roman
Possibly from the Greek name EUSTACHYS or from the same source. This (or Eustathius) is the Latin name of Saint Eustace.
FELICIA   f   English, Spanish, Hungarian, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Latin name Felicius, a derivative of FELIX. In England, it has occasionally been used since the Middle Ages.
FELICIANA   f   Spanish, Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Felicianus (see FELICIANO).
FELICIANUS   m   Late Roman
Original Latin form of FELICIANO.
FELICITAS   f   German, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Latin name which meant "good luck, fortune". In Roman mythology the goddess Felicitas was the personification of good luck. It was borne by a 3rd-century saint, a slave martyred with her master Perpetua in Carthage.
FELICIUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of FELICIA. This was the name of a 4th-century saint, a companion of Saint Castor of Karden.
FELINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of FELINUS.
FELINUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "cat-like". This was the name of a possibly legendary saint who was martyred with Gratian in the 3rd century.
FERRUTIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of FERRUCCIO.
FIDELIS   m   Late Roman
Original form of FIDEL.
FIRMINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of FIRMIN.
FLORENTIA   f   Late Roman
Original feminine form of FLORENCE.
FLORENTINA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of FLORENTINUS.
FLORENTINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name which was a derivative of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Original masculine form of FLORENCE.
FLORINA   f   Romanian, Spanish, Dutch, Late Roman
Feminine form of FLORINUS.
FLORINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name which was a derivative of FLORUS. This was the name of a 9th-century Swiss saint.
FORTUNATUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of FORTUNATO.
FRANCISCA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Late Roman
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCISCUS   m   Late Roman, Dutch
Original form of FRANCIS.
FRIGIDIANUS   m   Late Roman
Original Latin form of FREDIANO.
FULGENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of FULGENCIO.
GABINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of GAVINO.
GEREON   m   German, Late Roman
Possibly derived from Greek γερων (geron) meaning "old man, elder"... [more]
GERONTIUS   m   Late Roman
From a Late Latin name which was derived from Greek γερων (geron) "old man".
HONORATA   f   Late Roman, Polish
Feminine form of HONORATUS.
HONORATUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which meant "esteemed, distinguished". This was the name of at least seven saints, including a 5th-century archbishop of Arles and a 6th-century bishop of Amiens who is the patron saint of bakers.
HONORIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of HONORIUS.
HONORINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of HONORINUS.
HONORINUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which was a derivative of HONORIUS.
HONORIUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which meant "honour". This was the name of an emperor of the Western Roman Empire. It was also borne by a few early saints and four popes.
IACOMUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin form of JACOB.
IERONIMUS   m   Late Roman
Medieval Latin form of JEROME.
IGNATIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of IGNATIUS.
IGNATIUS   m   Late Roman
From the Roman family name Egnatius, meaning unknown, of Etruscan origin. The spelling was later altered to resemble Latin ignis "fire". This was the name of several saints, including the third bishop of Antioch who was thrown to wild beasts by emperor Trajan, and by Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), founder of the Jesuits, whose real birth name was in fact Íñigo.
INNOCENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of INNOCENT.
IOSEPHUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of JOSEPH.
ISAURA   f   Portuguese, Spanish, Late Roman
Late Latin name which meant "from Isauria". Isauria was the name of a region in Asia Minor.
ISAURUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of ISAURA. This was the name of an early saint who was martyred in Macedon.
ISIDORUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of ISIDOROS.
IUCUNDA   f   Late Roman
Latin form of GIOCONDA.
IUSTINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN).
IUSTINIANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of JUSTINIAN.
IUSTINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of JUSTIN.
IUSTUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of JUSTUS.
JACOBUS   m   Dutch, Late Roman
Latin form of JACOB, also used in Dutch.
JOANNES   m   Late Roman
Latin variant of JOHANNES.
JOHANNA   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian, English, Late Roman
Latinate form of Ioanna (see JOANNA).
JOHANNES   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Late Roman
Latin form of Ioannes (see JOHN). Notable bearers include the inventor of the printing press Johannes Gutenberg (1398-1468), astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) and composer Johannes Brahms (1833-1897).
JUSTINA   f   English, Slovene, Czech, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN).
JUSTUS   m   German, Dutch, Late Roman
Latin name which meant "just". This name was borne by at least eight saints.
KATERINA   f   Macedonian, Russian, Bulgarian, Greek, Late Roman
Macedonian form of KATHERINE, a Russian short form of YEKATERINA, a Bulgarian short form of EKATERINA, and a Greek variant of AIKATERINE.
LAETITIA   f   Late Roman, French
Original form of LETITIA, as well as the French form.
LAURA   f   English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Laurus, which meant "laurel". This meaning was favourable, since in ancient Rome the leaves of laurel trees were used to create victors' garlands... [more]
LAURUS   m   Late Roman
Original masculine form of LAURA.
LEO   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Latin leo meaning "lion", a cognate of LEON. It was popular among early Christians and was the name of 13 popes, including Saint Leo the Great who asserted the dominance of the Roman bishops (the popes) over all others in the 5th century... [more]
LEOCADIA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Late Latin name perhaps derived from Greek λευκος (leukos) meaning "bright, clear, white"... [more]
LEOCADIUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of LEOCADIA.
LEONIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of LEONIUS.
LEONIUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which was derived from LEO.
LEONTINA   f   Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of LEONTIUS.
LIBERIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of LIBERIUS.
LIBERIUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which was derived from Latin liber "free". This name was borne by a 2nd-century saint and a 4th-century pope.
LIBORIUS   m   Late Roman
Possibly a variant of LIBERIUS, or possibly a Latinized form of a Gaulish name. Saint Liborius was a 4th-century bishop of Le Mans.
LUPUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of LOUP.
MAGNUS   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "great". It was borne by a 7th-century saint who was a missionary in Germany. It became popular in Scandinavia after the time of the 11th-century Norwegian king Magnus I, who was said to have been named after Charlemagne, or Carolus Magnus in Latin (however there was also a Norse name Magni)... [more]
MARGARITA   f   Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Latinate form of MARGARET. This is also a Latin word meaning "pearl" and a Spanish word meaning "daisy flower" (species Leucanthemum vulgare).
MATRONA   f   Russian, Late Roman
Means "lady" in Late Latin. This was the name of three early saints.
MAURA (1)   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of MAURUS.
MAURITIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of MAURICE.
MAURUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name which meant "dark skinned". This was the name of numerous early saints, most notably a follower of Saint Benedict.
MELANIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Polish, Late Roman
Italian, Spanish and Polish form of MELANIE.
MODESTA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of MODESTUS.
MODESTUS   m   Late Roman
Means "moderate, restrained" in Late Latin. This was the name of several saints.
MONICA   f   English, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Late Roman
Meaning unknown, most likely of North African or Phoenician origin. In the 4th century this name was borne by the North African saint Monica of Hippo, the mother of Saint Augustine, whom she converted to Christianity... [more]
NARCISSA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of NARCISSUS.
NARCISSUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Late Roman, Biblical
Latinized form of Greek Ναρκισσος (Narkissos), possibly derived from ναρκη (narke) meaning "sleep, numbness"... [more]
NATALIA   f   Polish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Georgian, Late Roman
Latinate form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
NATALIUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
NAZARENUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of NAZZARENO.
NAZARIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of NAZARIO.
OLIVA   f   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "olive". This was the name of a 2nd-century saint from Brescia.
PASCHALIS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of PASCAL.
PASTOR   m   Spanish, Late Roman
From a Late Latin name meaning "shepherd". This was the name of at least three saints.
PATRICIA   f   English, Spanish, German, Late Roman
Feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK). In medieval England this spelling appears in Latin documents, but this form was probably not used as the actual name until the 18th century, in Scotland.
PATRICIUS   m   Late Roman
Original Latin form of PATRICK.
PEREGRINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of PEREGRINE.
PERPETUA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Derived from Latin perpetuus meaning "continuous". This was the name of a 3rd-century saint martyred with another woman named Felicity.
PETRONILLA   f   Italian, Late Roman
From a Latin name, a diminutive of Petronia, the feminine form of PETRONIUS. This was the name of an obscure 1st-century Roman saint, later believed to be a daughter of Saint Peter.
PIUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "pious, dutiful". This was the name of twelve popes.
PLACIDA   f   Late Roman, Italian
Feminine form of Placidus (see PLACIDO).
PLACIDUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of PLACIDO.
PRIMITIVA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of PRIMITIVUS. Saint Primitiva was an early martyr from Rome.
PRIMITIVUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which meant "first formed". Saint Primitivus was a 3rd-century Spanish martyr.
PRIMUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of PRIMO.
PROSPERUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of PROSPER.
PRUDENTIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of PRUDENTIUS.
PRUDENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name derived from prudens "prudence, good judgement". This was the name of a 9th-century bishop of Troyes. He is considered a local saint there.
QUIRINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of QUIRINUS.
QUIRINUS   m   Roman Mythology, Late Roman
Possibly derived from the Sabine word quiris meaning "spear". Quirinus was a Sabine and Roman god who was later identified with Mars... [more]
REGINA   f   English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Means "queen" in Latin (or Italian). It was in use as a Christian name from early times, and was borne by a 2nd-century saint. In England it was used during the Middle Ages in honour of the Virgin Mary, and it was later revived in the 19th century... [more]
REGULA   f   German (Swiss), Late Roman
Means "rule" in Latin. This was the name of a 3rd-century Swiss martyr, the patron saint of Zurich.
REMIGIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of RÉMY.
RENATUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "born again".
ROMAEUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of ROMEO.
ROMANA   f   Italian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Late Roman
Feminine form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
ROMANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of ROMAN.
ROSALIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Late Roman
Late Latin name derived from rosa "rose". This was the name of a 12th-century Sicilian saint.
SABELLIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of SAVELIY.
SALVATOR   m   Late Roman
Latin form of SALVADOR.
SALVATRIX   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of SALVATOR.
SANCTIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of SANCHO.
SCHOLASTICA   f   Late Roman
From a Late Latin name which was derived from scholasticus meaning "rhetorician, orator". Saint Scholastica was a 6th-century Benedictine abbess, the sister of Saint Benedict of Nursia.
SEBASTIANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of SEBASTIAN.
SERAPHINA   f   English (Rare), German (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Seraphinus, derived from the biblical word seraphim which was Hebrew in origin and meant "fiery ones". The seraphim were an order of angels, described by Isaiah in the Bible as having six wings each... [more]
SERAPHINUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of SERAPHINA.
SERENA   f   English, Italian, Late Roman
From a Late Latin name which was derived from Latin serenus meaning "clear, tranquil, serene". This name was borne by an obscure early saint. Edmund Spenser also used it in his poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590).
SERVATIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of SERVAAS.
SIBYLLA   f   Greek, German, Swedish, Late Roman, Late Greek
Greek and Latinate form of SIBYL.
SIDONIA   f   Late Roman, German
Feminine form of SIDONIUS.
SIDONIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name which meant "of Sidon". Sidon was an ancient Phoenician city corresponding to modern-day Saida in Lebanon. This name was borne by the 5th-century saint Sidonius Apollinaris, a 5th-century bishop of Clermont.
SILVESTER   m   Dutch, English, Slovene, Slovak, German, Late Roman
From a Roman name meaning "of the forest" from Latin silva "wood, forest". This was the name of three popes, including Saint Silvester I who supposedly baptized the first Christian Roman emperor, Constantine the Great... [more]
SILVIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, English, German, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of SILVIUS. Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome... [more]
SILVIUS   m   Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin silva "wood, forest". This was the family name of several of the legendary kings of Alba Longa. It was also the name of an early saint martyred in Alexandria.
SIXTUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of the Greek name Ξυστος (Xystos) meaning "scraped, polished"... [more]
SOLLEMNIA   f   Late Roman
Latin form of SOLANGE.
SPERANTIA   f   Late Roman
Latin form of ESPERANZA.
SYBILLA   f   Polish, Late Roman
Polish form and Latin variant of SIBYLLA.
THERASIA   f   Late Roman
Earliest recorded form of THERESA.
URBANUS   m   Late Roman, Biblical Latin
Latin form of URBAN.
URSA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of URSUS. This is the name of two constellations in the northern sky: Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
URSINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name which was a derivative of Ursus (see URS).
URSULA   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Finnish, Late Roman
Means "little bear", derived from a diminutive form of the Latin word ursa "she-bear". Saint Ursula was a legendary virgin princess of the 4th century who was martyred by the Huns while returning from a pilgrimage... [more]
URSUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of URS.
VERENA   f   German, Late Roman
Possibly related to Latin verus "true". This might also be a Coptic form of the Ptolemaic name BERENICE. Saint Verena was a 3rd-century Egyptian-born nurse who went with the Theban Legion to Switzerland... [more]
VERISSIMUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of VERÍSSIMO.
VERONICA   f   English, Italian, Romanian, Late Roman
Latin alteration of BERENICE, the spelling influenced by the ecclesiastical Latin phrase vera icon meaning "true image"... [more]
VIATOR   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name (see BEATRIX). This was the name of a 4th-century Italian saint.
VIATRIX   f   Late Roman
Earlier form of BEATRIX.
VICTOR   m   English, French, Portuguese, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, Late Roman
Roman name meaning "victor, conqueror" in Latin. It was common among early Christians, and was borne by several early saints and three popes. It was rare as an English name during the Middle Ages, but it was revived in the 19th century... [more]
VICTORIA   f   English, Spanish, Romanian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Means "victory" in Latin, being borne by the Roman goddess of victory. It is also a feminine form of VICTORIUS. This name was borne by a 4th-century saint and martyr from North Africa... [more]
VICTORINA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of VICTORINUS.
VICTORINUS   m   Late Roman
Roman name which was derived from VICTOR. This was the name of a ruler of the Gallic Empire in the 3rd century. It was also borne by the 4th-century Roman grammarian and philosopher Victorinus Afer as well as a few early saints.
VICTORIUS   m   Late Roman
Roman name which was derived from VICTOR. This was the name of two early saints.
VINCENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Original Latin form of VINCENT.
VIOLANTE   f   Late Roman
Older form (possibly) of YOLANDA.
VIRGILIUS   m   Late Roman
Medieval Latin form of VERGILIUS, altered by association with Latin virgo "maiden" or virga "wand".
VITALIS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of VITALE.
VIVIANA   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of Vivianus (see VIVIAN). Saint Viviana (also known as Bibiana) was a Roman saint and martyr of the 4th century.
VIVIANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of VIVIAN.
ZEPHYRINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of ZEFERINO.
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