The name does not occur earlier than the second century B. C.
There were no real family names in this gens, but only a few surnames, namely, CAPITO (CIMBER), SISENNA, which are accordingly given under GABINIUS. [J.T.G]
William Smith. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology. London. John Murray: printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square and Parliament Street. In the article on Soranus, we find: "at this present time (1848)" and this date seems to reflect the dates of works cited. 1873 - probably the printing date.