Tertius Origin and Meaning

The name Tertius is boy's name of Latin origin meaning "third".
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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Famous People Named Tertius

  • Tertius of Iconiummartyr and amanuensis for Paul the Apostle
  • Tertius Zongoformer Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
  • Tertius KrugerSouth African rugby union player
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  • (Albert) Tertius MyburghSouth African journalist and editor
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  • Tertius ChandlerAmerican historian

Tertius in Pop Culture

  • Tertius Lydgatecharacter in George Eliot's novel Middlemarch