Several individuals shared the name Fulgentius:

  • Fabius Planciades Fulgentius, a Latin grammarian
  • Saint Fulgentius of Ruspe, an African bishop in the 5th and 6th century who was possibly related to the above; some authorities believe them to be the same person
  • Fulgentius Ferrandus, the bishop's pupil and biographer
  • Saint Fulgentius of Cartagena, a bishop who lived in 7th century Hispania
  • Gottschalk of Orbais, nicknamed Fulgentius, a 9th century theologian, poet, and unwilling monk best known as a hero of the Jansenists and for his conflict with Hincmar