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Origin of the name VERCINGETORIX.
Etymology of the name VERCINGETORIX.
Meaning of the baby name VERCINGETORIX.

  

VERCINGETORIX.  Ancient Celtic name, compounded of Ver-cyn-y-tws-(a)-rix, meaning, "the high king paramount and commander." (Celtic Inscriptions on Gaulish & British Coins, Poste, 1861).  Yonge renders this name "chief of one hundred heads." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).

    VII. Vercingetorix, a brave and high-spirited chief of Southern Gaul, effects a confederacy of the whole country, which is at length subdued.  Vercingetorix, in brilliant equipment, surrenders himself to secure the quiet of the country, and is taken in chains to Rome, where he is afterwards put to death in Caesar's triumph... (Caesar's Gallic War, Allen-Judson, 1891)

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