Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈvɜɹ.d͡ʒᵻl/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the Roman family name Vergilius, which is of unknown meaning. This name was borne by the 1st-century BC Roman poet Publius Vergilius Maro, commonly called Virgil, who was the writer of the Aeneid. Due to him, Virgil has been in use as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century.

Related Names

VariantsVergil(English) Virgiliu(Romanian)
Other Languages & CulturesVergilius(Ancient Roman) Virgile(French) Virgilio(Italian) Virgilius(Late Roman) Virgilijus(Lithuanian) Virgílio(Portuguese) Virgilio(Spanish)
User SubmissionVirgil


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious  

Name Days

Austria: September 24
Hungary: November 27


Entry updated April 23, 2024