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Virgil meaning and name origin
Virgil \v(i)-rgil, vir-gil\ as a boy's name is pronounced VER-jil. It is of Latin origin. From Vergilius. Clan name: possibly means "staff bearer", referring to the staff's use as part of official insignia in ancient Rome. The writings of Virgil, the Roman poet-philosopher, have provided classic texts for the study of Roman history and the Latin language for the past 2,000 years. Composer Virgil Thomson.
Virgil has 4 variant forms: Verge, Vergil, Vergilio and Virgilio.
Baby names that sound like Virgil are Fergall and Forgael.
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Popularity of Virgil
Virgil is a very popular first name for men (#283 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6943 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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