Latin "imperial"

Imperia Origin and Meaning

The name Imperia is girl's name of Latin origin meaning "imperial".
Rather imperious as a baby name, but has an interesting history. Imperia is the name of an obscure French saint, also known as Impère and Impérie, also borne by the famous Italian courtesan Imperia Cognati. Honoré de Balzac later used it in his short story La belle Impéria (1832), where it belongs to a fictional courtesan. A similar name, Bel-imperia, was used by Elizabethan dramatist Thomas Kyd for a character in his play The Spanish Tragedy.

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Imperia in Pop Culture

  • Imperiaa concrete statue in Konstanz, Germany commemorating the Council of Constance (1414,18)
  • Belimperia, a character in "The Spanish Tragedy" (1582,92)