Gender Masculine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. fool-KHEHN-thyo(European Spanish)
fool-KHEHN-syo(Latin American Spanish)
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Meaning & History

Spanish form of the Late Latin name Fulgentius, which meant "shining" from Latin fulgens. Saint Fulgentius was a 6th-century bishop from Tunisia who was a friend of Saint Augustine.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesFulgenzio(Italian) Fulgentius(Late Roman)
User SubmissionFulgéncio

Popularity

Name Days

Spain: January 16

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Entry updated February 28, 2019