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11/16/2019, 11:04 AM Mike C update #105
6/13/2019, 12:17 AM Mike C update #104
7/2/2017, 10:39 PM Mike C update #95
2/12/2007, 1:03 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VUR-jil(English)

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.