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Name Serge - Meaning and origin


Origin of first name:

French, Latin

Meaning of the name:

From Latin Sergius, name of a Roman family. The surname Sergius was quite common in Rome.
Subsequently, Serge was widely used in the Orthodox Church, which explains why it is often considered (wrongly) as a name of Russian origin.

Celebrities:

Five popes bore his name between the seventh and eleventh centuries.

Celebrities include French singers Serge Reggiani, Serge Lama and Serge Gainsbourg, French rugby player Serge Blanco, Ivorian singer Serge Beynaud, French director Serge Moati, Russian-born French painter Serge Poliakoff ...

Saint Serge, superior officer in the Roman army, was beheaded towards the end of the 3rd century for refusing to serve the Empire. His tomb in Rosafa, Syria, became a place of pilgrimage.

His character :

Serge is sensitive and shy, but also hides an iron will. He hates being told what to do and likes to be allowed complete freedom. Generous, he knows how to train his loved ones in a swirl of good humor when he feels confident.

Derivatives:

Serguei, Sergej, Serj.

His party :

October 7th.

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