Legion Meaning and Origin

Legion is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning “peoples ruler.” In Roman history, a legion was a large military unit consisting of thousands of soldiers. The Roman legions were famous for their discipline, organization, and effectiveness in battle. In Christian theology, Legion is the name given to a group of demons that possessed a man in the New Testament. In modern times, Legion is often used as a name for military units, organizations, and groups. Legion is also a name that has been used in popular culture, such as in movies, TV shows, and comic books. 

Names similar to Legion:

  • Titan
  • Maximus
  • Spartacus
  • Valor
  • Augustus
  • Decimus
  • Cassius
  • Octavius
  • Valerian
  • Antonius


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