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What does Flavius mean?

Flavius Pronunciation of Flavius [flav-ius] as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Flavius is "yellow hair". Flavius is a version of Flavian (Latin).

Associated with: yellow (gold).


5 different relations via Flavian: Flavel, Flaviano, Flavien, Flavio and Flawiusz.

1 feminine form: Flavia.

Creative forms:
(male) Flanius, Flaviz, ..

(female) Flavna, Flavra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Flavius Sebastien (F.S.), ..

How popular is Flavius?

Flavius is a rare given name for men. Flavius is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Flavio is the only prominent variation form of Flavius (not ranked). Other variants, like Flaviano, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Flavius reached its peak in 1996. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alexius, Blasius, Caius, Claudius, Claus, Dacius, Darius, Eligius, Esavius (see Eusebius), Fabius, Fabiyus, Faris, Faunus, Favian, Favio, Fawnus, Feargus, Flainn (see Flann), Flamino, Floris, Florus, Gaius, Hilarius, Jarius, Klaus, Marius, Octavius, Pelagius, Placidus and Stasius. These names tend to be more frequently used than Flavius.

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