Ignatius definition

ĭg-nāshəs
Bishop of Antioch noted especially for his epistles. He was martyred during the reign of the Roman emperor Trajan.
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(person) (a.d. 50?-110?); Christian martyr & bishop of Antioch: his day is Oct. 17
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A male given name; of mostly Roman Catholic usage in English.
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Origin of ignatius

  • A saints' name from the Latin gens name Ignatius, Egnatius, of uncertain meaning, by folk etymology associated with Latin ignis (“fire”).

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