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The Name Publius - Origin and Meaning of Publius
  



The Name Publius - Origin and Meaning of Publius


Gender

Masculine

Origin of the Name Publius

Latin

Usage of the Name Publius

Ancient Roman

Meaning of the Name Publius

The name Publius is a Roman name meaning "public" in Latin.

Famous Bearers

Bearers of the name include Publius Valerius (died 503 BC), a Roman consul; Publius Quinctilius Varus (46 BC - 9 AD), a Roman politician and general; Publius Aelius Traianus Hadrianus, known as Hadrian (76 - 138), a Roman emperor and philosopher.
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