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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. SPOO-ree-oos

Meaning & History

Roman praenomen, or given name, which is of uncertain meaning, probably of Etruscan origin. It may be related to the Late Latin word spurius "of illegitimate birth", which was derived from Etruscan srural "public".