Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. GNIE-oos(Latin) NIE-əs(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Roman praenomen, or given name, which is of unknown Etruscan meaning, though it may be related to Latin naevus "birthmark". A famous bearer was Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, also known as Pompey the Great, a Roman general of the 1st century BC.

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Entry updated November 20, 2020