The second is better than the first: to Latinize the surname and not the Christian name is very unscholarlike.
He would paganize, Latinize and Mediterraneanize the genius of Europe.
He owed his aristocratic name to the custom, prevalent in those days, to Latinize all vulgar appellations.
It was not unusual with the old German authors to Latinize their names on the title-page of their books.
The savants at that time were wont to Latinize their names in their enthusiasm for the classics.
Another circumstance contributed to Latinize the German races outside of Germany.