Gender Feminine
Scripts Πελαγία(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. /pɛ.ˈla.ɡja/(Polish)  [key·simplify]

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, Pelagía

People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

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


Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from
Entry updated April 23, 2024