Infographic of Virgil name meaning, which is “A man of authority,” based on the Latin ver ger e (to bend), but ultimately on virgo, a staff of authority. A short version of Publius Vergilius Maro, the celebrated Roman poet.
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Virgil Name Popularity

How popular is the name Virgil? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 110 242 0.0687%
1911 107 311 0.0835%
1912 112 643 0.1275%
1913 108 788 0.139%
1914 107 1,025 0.1471%
1915 107 1,356 0.1492%
1916 104 1,482 0.1534%
1917 103 1,507 0.1506%
1918 99 1,677 0.1563%
1919 103 1,550 0.148%
1920 100 1,694 0.1524%
1921 98 1,799 0.1571%
1922 99 1,771 0.159%
1923 102 1,695 0.1513%
1924 111 1,609 0.1386%
1925 120 1,492 0.132%
1926 118 1,561 0.1419%
1927 122 1,465 0.1323%
1928 124 1,396 0.1305%
1929 128 1,316 0.1271%
1930 127 1,359 0.1301%
1931 121 1,366 0.1384%
1932 139 1,207 0.1222%
1933 138 1,120 0.1202%
1934 140 1,102 0.114%
1935 140 1,084 0.1115%
1936 149 1,011 0.105%
1937 157 945 0.0959%
1938 151 1,049 0.1025%
1939 164 916 0.0901%
1940 166 912 0.0858%
1941 169 906 0.0805%
1942 167 984 0.0779%
1943 175 957 0.0733%
1944 177 894 0.0721%
1945 183 810 0.0664%
1946 196 863 0.0585%
1947 218 840 0.0503%
1948 228 770 0.0482%
1949 225 772 0.048%
1950 233 759 0.0471%
1951 240 772 0.0455%
1952 237 768 0.044%
1953 247 735 0.0415%
1954 258 718 0.0393%
1955 269 670 0.0364%
1956 273 686 0.0363%
1957 286 632 0.0328%
1958 286 677 0.0358%
1959 301 625 0.0329%
1960 296 658 0.0347%
1961 315 582 0.0308%
1962 333 512 0.0279%
1963 331 537 0.0299%
1964 332 519 0.0295%
1965 339 466 0.0285%
1966 345 428 0.0274%
1967 355 405 0.0267%
1968 368 406 0.027%
1969 395 360 0.0234%
1970 394 376 0.0236%
1971 386 394 0.0262%
1972 409 331 0.0243%
1973 423 302 0.0233%
1974 468 247 0.019%
1975 458 260 0.0202%
1976 471 237 0.0184%
1977 510 212 0.0157%
1978 562 176 0.0131%
1979 548 197 0.014%
1980 605 156 0.0107%
1981 601 152 0.0103%
1982 588 168 0.0112%
1983 687 105 0.0071%
1984 635 131 0.0088%
1985 764 89 0.0059%
1986 697 118 0.0078%
1987 788 92 0.006%
1988 808 88 0.0056%
1989 870 85 0.0053%
1990 844 100 0.006%
1991 887 91 0.0056%
1992 1,162 48 0.003%
1993 1,056 64 0.0041%
1994 1,445 28 0.0018%
1995 1,259 41 0.0027%
1996 1,515 26 0.0017%
1997 1,388 35 0.0024%
1998 1,304 43 0.0029%
1999 1,775 19 0.0013%
2000 1,666 25 0.0016%
2001 1,423 41 0.0027%
2002 1,740 24 0.0016%
2003 1,787 24 0.0016%
2004 1,760 26 0.0017%
2005 2,095 15 0.001%
2006 1,891 24 0.0015%
2007 1,902 24 0.0015%
2008 2,719 6 0.0004%
2009 2,176 15 0.001%
2010 1,882 24 0.0017%
2011 2,357 10 0.0007%
2012 2,377 10 0.0007%
2013 1,949 19 0.0013%
2014 2,017 19 0.0013%
2015 1,693 33 0.0023%
2016 1,976 19 0.0013%
2017 1,644 34 0.0024%
2018 1,988 18 0.0013%
2019 1,721 29 0.0021%
2020 2,168 24 0.0019%

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Names Like Virgil

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What names are variants of Virgil?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Verge

Latin

Vergil

A variant spelling of Virgil.

Latin

Vergilio

Latin

Virgilio

Latin


What names sound like Virgil?

If you like how Virgil sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Virgil.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Fergall

Brave, manly

Irish

Forgael

Brave, manly

Irish


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