Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Pompei m. Latin Pompeius, the name of a Roman gens, derived from Oscan 𐌐𐌖𐌌𐌐𐌄 'five'.

The name of a 3rd C saint.

Italy
Latin
1522x1532 Pompeus (nom) DSF p. 50, 1
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Pompei". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Pompei.