Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. SKEE-pee-o(Latin) SKIP-ee-o(English) SIP-ee-o(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Roman cognomen derived from Latin scipio meaning "staff, walking stick". A famous bearer was the 3rd-century Roman general Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus, usually called only Scipio Africanus, notable for his victories during the Second Punic War.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesScipione(Italian)


Entry added June 9, 2023