Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Vermilia f. Old French vermeillon 'vermilion, right red' from Latin vermiculus 'little worm', in reference to Kermes vermilio, from which crimson dye was made.

Italy
Latin
1522x1532 Vermeglia (nom) DSF p. 58, 29
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Vermilia". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Vermilia.