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roman boy

First name origins & meanings:

  1. Hebrew: Strong, powerful
  2. Latin: Place name: Rome, Italy; from Rome
  3. Italian: Pilgrim to Rome; romantic lover
  4. Shakespearean: From Romeo and Juliet

First name variations: Romano, Romanos, Romula, Romulos, Romulus, Rome, Romain, Romeo

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Catalan, French, English, German (also Romann), Polish, Hungarian (Román), Romanian, Ukrainian, and Belorussian: from the Latin personal name Romanus, which originally meant ‘Roman’. This name was borne by several saints, including a 7th-century bishop of Rouen.
  2. English, French, and Catalan: regional or ethnic name for someone from Rome or from Italy in general, or a nickname for someone who had some connection with Rome, as for example having been there on a pilgrimage. Compare Romero.

Famous people with this first name: Roman Polanski

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Cate Blanchett, Francis Ford Coppola, Harvey Keitel, Molly Ringwald

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