Gender Masculine
Usage History
Pronounced Pron. SPAHR-tə-kəs(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "from the city of Sparta" in Latin. Spartacus was the name of a Thracian-born Roman slave who led a slave revolt in Italy in the 1st century BC. He was eventually killed in battle and many of his followers were crucified.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSpartak(Albanian) Spartak(Armenian) Spartak(Bulgarian) Spartak(Georgian) Spartak(Russian) Spartak(Ukrainian)

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Detail from The Death of Spartacus by Hermann Vogel (1882)Detail from The Death of Spartacus by Hermann Vogel (1882)


Entry updated October 11, 2012