Gender Feminine
Scripts Πελαγία(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. peh-LA-gya(Polish)
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of Pelagius. This was the name of a few early saints, including a young 4th-century martyr who threw herself from a rooftop in Antioch rather than lose her virginity.

Related Names

Masculine FormsPelagios, Pelagius(Ancient Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesPelageya, Pelagiya(Russian)
User SubmissionsPelágia, Pelàgia

People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Greece: May 4
Greece: October 8
Poland: March 23
Poland: June 9
Poland: July 11
Poland: October 8
Poland: October 19
Poland: October 21

Categories

Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from https://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/publications/vol3a/vol3a_names/v3afp_u.html.

Entry updated November 20, 2020