Fortunatus - Meaning of Fortunatus
[ 5 syll. for-tu-na-tus, fo-rtunat-us ] The baby boy name Fortunatus is pronounced as FaoRTayuw-NAA-T-ahS- †. Fortunatus is used chiefly in the German language, and its origin is Latin and English. From Latin roots, its meaning is fortunate, lucky, happy. Fortunatus (Latin) is an old form of Fortunatus. The element 'fortunatus' is a derivative of 'fortuna' (meaning fortune, fate). The name was borne by many early saints and martyrs, and it was popular for its good omen.
In addition, Fortunatus is a variant of the name Fortune (English).
The name Fortunata (Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish) is the female form of Fortunatus.
Fortunatus is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
A baby name that sounds like Fortunatus is the name Ferdinandus.
† English pronunciation for Fortunatus: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"