Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Opportune f. Middle French opportun 'suitable, fitting', a derivative of Latin opportunus 'fit, suitable, convenient, timely'.

The name of an 8th C French saint.

An unusual example of a virtue name outside of England.

France
Middle French
1564 Opportune RegPCC-1 p. 49; 1566 Opportune ibid. p. 222; 1568 Opportune ibid. p. 403; 1570 Opportune ibid. p. 433
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Opportune". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Opportune.