Examples from the Web for magnus
Another Maximus factor is the august Roman -us ending, with other names like Atticus, Cassius, Augustus and Magnus heating up.
The ambassadors went back to King Magnus, and told him the answer to their message.
Magnus, storming furiously forward at that moment, was wounded in the wrist as he was boarding a hostile ship.Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)|Charles Morris
Orm fled east to Svithjod, where his brother Magnus was then king; and their brother Ragnvald was an earl there at that time.
Scandinavian masc. proper name, popular with early kings, the first to use it was Magnus I, king of Norway and Denmark (d.1047), who evidently took it in emulation of Charlemagne (Latin Carolus Magnus) under the impression that magnus (Latin, literally "great;" see magnate) was a personal name.