masc. proper name, from Latin Flavius, a Roman gens name, related to flavus "golden-yellow, blond" (see blue), and probably originally meaning "yellow-haired."
Examples from the Web for flavius
Flavius Vopiscus says that Aurelian had no dress wholly of silk (holosericum).Needlework As Art|Marian Alford
His astonishment was succeeded by violent rage, and he ordered Flavius to be led out to immediate execution.Nero|Jacob Abbott
Flavius Blondius of Forli compares him favourably with the ancients.Donatello|David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
If you love me, take every care, take every trouble, and insure Flavius's cordial thanks both to yourself and myself.The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1|Marcus Tullius Cicero
Flavius Clemens was also to be present as a companion to Britannicus.Darkness and Dawn|Frederic W. Farrar