Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Possibly from Februa, a Roman purification festival that was held during the month of February (and which gave the month its name). The festival was derived from Latin februum meaning "purging, purification". This name was borne by Saint Febronia of Nisibis, a 4th-century martyr.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesFevronia(Greek)
User SubmissionFebrônia

Categories


Entry added November 20, 2020