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Flavius

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"yellow, blond"

Flavius Origin and Meaning

The name Flavius is boy's name meaning "yellow, blond".
Flavius is an ancient Roman family name associated with a dynasty of emperors. It has an appealingly flavorful first syllable, and is the name of a stylist in the Hunger Games series.

Earlier fictional characters include the Flavius in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Flavius Maximus in a "Star Trek" episode, and a Flavius in the Pandora novel in Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles.

In the Roman Empire, Flavius was granted en masse to any citizens who didn't have a family name, making it a very common, and sometimes default, name: the Roman John Doe.

With the renewed interest in ancient Roman names, Flavius might find some fans.

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Famous People Named Flavius

  • Flavius Valerius SeverusWestern Roman Emperor
  • Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustusfull name of Constantine the Great, Roman Emperor
  • Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus Augustusfull name of Justinian I, Byzantine emperor
  • Flavius AetiusRoman general
  • Flavius Vladimir StoicanRomanian footballer
  • Flavius MithridatesItalian Jewish humanist scholar
  • Flavius Mallius TheodorusRoman consul
  • Flavius Afranius SyagriusRoman politician and administrator
  • Titus Flavius Josephus (born Joseph ben Matityahu)1st century Romano,Jewish scholar

Flavius in Pop Culture

  • FlaviusHunger Games character