Usage Late Roman
Other Forms FormsFrontinanus
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Meaning & History
Roman cognomen which was derived from Frontinus. A known bearer of this name was Decimus Fonteius Frontinianus Lucius Stertinius Rufus, a Roman who was the military governor of Numidia from 159 AD to 160 AD.In medieval times, this name has also been borne by a few bishops, such as a bishop of Gerona in Spain (6th century AD), a bishop of Salona in Greece (6th century AD) and a bishop of Huesca in Spain (9th century AD).