"sixth born"

Sextus Origin and Meaning

The name Sextus is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "sixth born".
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Sextus was one of a handful of first names used by the ancient Romans, and was often given to a sixth son.

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Famous People Named Sextus

  • Sextus Pompeius Magnus Pius aka Sextus PompeyRoman general from the late Republic, son of Pompey the Great
  • Sextus EmpiricusRoman physician and philosopher

Sextus in Pop Culture

  • Sextus Pompeycharacter from Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra"

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