Gender Feminine
Scripts Δόμνα(Greek)

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Domnus. Saint Domna of Nicomedia was martyred during the persecutions of the early 4th century. However, in the case of Julia Domna, the Syrian wife of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus, it seems her name was actually of Semitic origin.


Entry added May 29, 2020