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Gender: M Pronunciation: TER-shuss Meaning of Tertius: "third" Origin of Tertius: Latin

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Never as well known as that other Roman numeral name, Octavius, Tertius just might hold some appeal for the parent seeking a really obscure name with the patina of antiquity for her third son.

Tertius was an early Christian and a scribe whp assisted Paul in writing his epistle to the Romans. In George Eliot's Middlemarch, Tertius Lydgate is an idealistic doctor.

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Tertius Lydgate, character in George Eliot's novel Middlemarch