Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. /ˈɹoʊm/(English) /ʁɔm/(French)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, from Latin Roma. It is possibly of Etruscan origin. This is the name of the capital city of Italy, formerly the capital of the Roman Kingdom, Republic and Empire. According to legend the city was named for Romulus.

Related Names

VariantsRomagna(English) Romagne(French)
Other Languages & CulturesRumania(Albanian) Roma, Romania(Ancient Roman) Rumaniya(Bulgarian) Roma(Catalan) Rumunjska(Croatian) Rumænien(Danish) Rom, Romagna, Rumänien(German) Románia(Hungarian) Rumania(Indonesian) Roma, Romagna, Romania(Italian) Rumunija(Lithuanian) Romanija(Macedonian) Roma, Romênia(Portuguese) Roma, România(Romanian) Rumyniya(Russian) Rumunija(Serbian) Roma, Romaña, Rumania(Spanish) Rumänien(Swedish)
Surname DescendantsRomeijnders, Romijnders(Dutch) Rome(English) Rome(French)


Entry updated April 23, 2024