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What does Fulvia mean?

Fulvia Pronunciation of Fulvia [ful-via] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Fulvia is "dusky, tawny". From the feminine form of the old Roman name Fulvius, derived from Latin fulvus, which is related to flāvus (see Flavia). In classical times its most famous bearer was the wife of Mark Anthony, who opposed Octavian on her husband's behalf while he was in Egypt.

Associated with: old, roman, classical (medieval).


1 related form via Flavia: Flavie.

1 masculine form: Fulvio.

Creative forms:
(female) Fulfi, Fulria, ..

(male) Fulfa, Fulfay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fulvia Isabela (F.I.), ..

How popular is Fulvia?

Fulvia is an unusual given name for females and an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. The only prominent related form of Fulvia (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Flavia. This relation of Fulvia was popular a century ago (#1079). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Flavia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fulvia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Allia, Auria, Avia, Belvia, Celia, Cilia, Davia, Dulcia, Dulsia, Elia, Elvia, Eulalia, Eulia, Evia, Fabia, Fadia, Falecia, Felicia, Felina, Felipa, Felis, Femia, Fenia, Fila, Filia, Filipa, Filis, Fillira, Flip, Flora, Floria, Fronia, Fuchsia, Fyllis, Galia, Giulia, Giullia, Goldia, Helia, Hellia, Julia, Jullia, Junia, Kalia, Kevia, Lalia, Lallia, Lellia, Lilia, Lillia, Lyvia, Maleia, Melia, Nelia, Nubia, Nunzia, Olia, Pavia, Pelia, Salcia, Salvia, Selia, Silia, Silvia, Sylvia, Tulia, Tullia, Vivia, Xylia, Yulia, Zalia, Zelia, Zilvia, Zylia and Zylvia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fulvia.