Latin cognomen

Varro Origin and Meaning

The name Varro is boy's name .
The name of minor characters in Shakespeare's two of Roman plays – Julius Caesar and Timon of Athens – and a noble Spanish surname. Though probably etymologically unrelated to the Latin word for truth, "veritas," it still carries the feeling of forthrightness and honesty.

It's also a Latin family name: Marcus Terentius Varro was one of ancient Rome's greatest scholars and a prolific author, and Gaius Terentius Varro was a politician and general in the 3rd century BC.

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Famous People Named Varro

  • (Publius Terentius) Varro Atacinusancient Roman poet
  • (Marcus Terentius) Varro Reatinusancient Roman poet
  • Varro Eugene TylerAmerican philatelist