Romulus

Romulus is the name of one of the founders of Rome in Roman mythology, who along with his twin brother Remus were suckled by a she-wolf when they were babies after being abandoned on the orders of their uncle. Romulus later killed his brother (or his followers did) over a dispute on where to build their…

Remus

Remus is the twin brother of Romulus, the mythical founders of Rome in Roman mythology, who was later killed by him over a dispute on where to build their city. His name is of unknown meaning though it’s possible that the name possibly means “twin”. Remus is also a surname, either from a Germanic given name derived…

Patricia

Patricia is a female given name, the feminine form of Patrick, an Irish and English name which comes via Latin Patricius meaning “patrician” used to refer to the elite of the Roman aristocracy descended from the founding fathers of Rome. It derives from Latin patres “father” which is the plural form of pater meaning “father; head of the household” derived from a…

Justinian

Justinian is the English form of Latin Iustinianus meaning “just, lawful, righteous” which comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yew- (justice, law) from the root word *h₂ey- (vital force, life age, eternity). Nicknames: Just, Justin Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Justin (English, French, Slovene) Iustinus (Latin) Iustus (Latin) Justinus (Ancient Roman) Justus (Late Roman, German, Dutch) Juste (French) Giustino (Italian) Justinas (Lithuanian) Justyn (Polish) Iestyn…

Klement

Klement is the Czech and Slovak form of Late Latin Clemens meaning “merciful, lenient, gentle” which derives from a PIE root word. Klement is also a German surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Klemens (German, Danish, Swedish, Polish) Clement (English) Clemens (Late Roman, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish) Kliment (Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Ukrainian) Klemen…

Victoria

Victoria is the feminine form of Victor meaning “victor, victory” via Latin victor (victor, conqueror) which derives from a PIE root word. In Roman mythology, Victoria is the name of the Roman goddess of victory (the Roman counterpart of Nike). Victoria is also a Spanish and French surname which originates from the given name. Nicknames: Vickie/Vicki/Vicky/Viki, Tori, Ria, Toya…

Amanda

Amanda is the feminine form of Amandus meaning “lovable, worthy to be loved” which ultimately derives from Latin amare (to love) which could be derived from a PIE root word. Nicknames: Manda, Mandy/Mandie/Mandi, Amy Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Ammanda (English) Amandine (French) Amandina (Portuguese, Dutch, Flemish, Gascon, English) Amandette (English)   Male forms: Amandus (Late Roman) Amando (Portuguese, Spanish, Italian) Amand…

Amadeus

Amadeus comes from Latin meaning “love of God” or “to love God” made up from amare (love, like) and deus (God, deity) both of which derive from a PIE source. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Amédée (French) Amedeo (Italian) Amadeo (Italian) Amadej (Slovene)   Female forms: Amadea (Late Roman, Italian, German) Amadia (Italian)    

Concordia

Concordia is the Roman goddess of marital harmony, peace, and understanding (her Greek counterpart is Harmonia). The name comes from Latin concordia (agreement, union, harmony) via Latin concors (agreeing, of one mind) made up from cum (together, with) and cor (heart) both of which derive from a PIE source. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Konkordie (Danish) Konkordija (Croatian, Lithuanian) Konkortia (Greenlandic)   Male…