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Gender: Male Meaning of Spartacus: "from the city of Sparta" Origin of Spartacus: Latin

The name Spartacus is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "from the city of Sparta". Spartacus and is often added to lists like Gladiator Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Harry Potter House Sorting Name Game".

From the experts:

Spartacus is the famous name of an ancient Roman slave -- and star of his own eponymous TV series! -- who led a slave revolt and became a renowned gladiator, only to die in the ring. Not considered baby-appropriate for centuries, Spartacus just might rise again along with the names of his fellow gladiators.

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Famous People Named Spartacus

Spartacus, gladiator and leader of a rebellion against the Roman Empire

Pop Culture References for the name Spartacus

Spartacus, alias used by the Doctor & Donna Noble in an episode of TV's "Doctor Who"
Nickname: Sparta


letmein Says:


I umm . . . I . . . I . . . I like it! Yeah, I like it!

katinka Says:


This would be a fun middle, but I think it might be too GP even for that.

Candler Says: