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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. wehr-king-GEH-taw-riks(Classical Latin)
vər-sin-JEHT-ə-riks(English)

Meaning & History

Means "king over warriors" from Gaulish ver "on, over" combined with cingeto "marching men, warriors" and rix "king". This name was borne by a chieftain of the Gaulish tribe the Arverni. He led the resistance against Julius Caesar's attempts to conquer Gaul, but he was eventually defeated, brought to Rome, and executed.