The name Virgil is derived from the Roman family name Vergilius and originates from Latin. Virgil is generally understood to mean "staff bearer." The name is believed to originate from Publius Vergilius Maro, who was a first century Roman poet.
Similar Names: Vergil, Virge
Famous Virgil Names: Virgil Thomson (composer), Virgil "Gus" Grissom (astronaut)