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Girl Name: Virtue

Name: Virtue
Pronunciation: \v(i)-rtue, vir-tue\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: strength
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Verdie, Verde, Veritie, Veretie
Similar Names: Birte, Mirtie, Virgie, Virge
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 36559


Virtue \v(i)-rtue, vir-tue\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Virtue is "strength". The original virtue name referring to strength in resisting sin. There is some association with "manliness" as the Latin "vir" means "man".

Baby names that sound like Virtue are Verdie, Verde, Veritie and Veretie. Other similar baby names are Birte, Mirtie, Virgie and Virge.

View a list of the 21 names that reference Virtue.


Virtue is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#36559 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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