Female, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Perpetua

Perpetua comes from Latin perpetuus meaning “continuous, perpetual, uninterrupted” derived from a PIE origin. It was the name of a 3rd century Christian martyr who was killed alongside another martyr, Felicity.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: “continuous, perpetual, uninterrupted”

Usage: Late Roman, Spanish, English

Variants:

  • Perpétua (Portuguese)

Male forms:

  • Perpetuus (Ancient Roman)

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