The name Confucius means Opening, Master and is of Chinese origin. Confucius is name that's been used by parents who are considering unisex or non-gendered baby names--baby names that can be used for any gender.
Confucius is a surname, an anglicized form of the Chinese name Kong Fuzi. The surname Kong means "opening" (as in a hole) and Fuzi is a title that means "master." The name Confucius is most identified with the Chinese philosopher, whose full name was Kong Qiu (551 BC - 479 BC).
"It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop." -Confucius