Tiberius: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Tiberius

Tiberius

Pronunciation: tiy-BEE-ree-uhs (key)

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Strong and powerful name. The name of a leader.

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People with the name Tiberius have a deep inner desire to lead, organize, supervise, and to achieve status, power and wealth. They value truth, justice, and discipline, and may be quick-tempered with those who do not.

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Ty, Ti, Tib, Tibe, Tiber

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Tiberius is a Latin boy name. The meaning of the name is `Of the Tiber, a River that Runs Through Rome`.

Tiberinus Silvius, was the ninth king of Alba Longa. Tiberinus was drowned while crossing the river then known as the Albula, but which was ever after known to the Latins as the Tiber. The city of Rome was later founded on a group of seven hills overlooking its banks. After his death, Tiberinus was revered as the Roman god of the river.

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Tiberius Velianas reigned over the Caerites. Mentioned in the Pyrgi Tablets 500BC
Tiberius Claudius Nero, consul of the Roman Republic in 202BC
Tiberius Gracchus the Elder, Roman general and politician of the 2nd century BC, died 154BC
Tiberius Gracchus, son of Tiberius Gracchus Major and influential politician, died 133BC
Tiberius Caesar Augustus, Great Roman General & 2nd Roman Emperor: 14AD to 37AD
Tiberius Gemellus, son of Drusus Julius Caesar and Livilla, grandson of the Emperor Tiberius, died 37AD
St. Tiberius, Christian Martyr and Saint, died 303AD
Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine emperor: 574AD–582AD
Tiberius (son of Constans II), Byzantine co-emperor: 659AD–681AD
Tiberius III, Byzantine emperor: 698AD–706AD
Tiberius (son of Justinian II), Byzantine co-emperor: 706AD–711AD
Basil Onomagoulos - regnal name Tiberius, Byzantine rebel and usurper in Sicily 717AD
Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch philologist and critic, died 1766AD

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In the Bible: Luke 3:1 (In the fifteenth year of Tiberius Caesar's reign...)
Tiberius Bede, is an 8th-century illuminated manuscript of Bede's Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum
Tiberias, an ancient city in Israel named for Tiberius, the second Roman Emperor
Captian James Tiberius Kirk (Star Trek universe)
Emperor Tiberius, the counterpart of James T. Kirk from the Mirror Universe (Star Trek)
Lucius Tiberius, fictional Roman Emperor from the Arthurian (King Arthur) Legend
Tiberius McLaggen, uncle of Cormac (Harry Potter universe)
Tiberius Ogden, a former member of the Wizengamot (Harry Potter universe)

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