Roman Name Meaning & Origin

Roman

Pronunciation: ROH-mən (key)

Origin of the name Roman:

Derived from the Latin Romanus (a Roman), which is from Roma, the name of the capital city of Italy.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Romain

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Nicknames for Roman

Romey, Romezilla, Romiolli, Roman-noodles, Rome, Romulus, Romanov, Romeo, Ro

Meanings and history of the name Roman

Our fourth son is named Roman. We are a Christian family and I wanted a Biblical name to go with all our other sons names...something that anyone could spell-- (e.g. Ethan, Benjamin, Lucas, and now Roman).

Roman Paul is his name...named for the Book of Romans (Romans Road---leads to salvation) and Paul is the author of the Book of Romans.

His nick name is Romey. Everyone we encounter love his name...

Famous real-life people named Roman

Roman Harper, American NFL football player
Roman Gabriel, American NFL football player
Roman Coppola, American film director
Roman Polanski, Polish film director
Roman Abramovich, Russian business tycoon
Roman Atwood, YouTuber and founder of "Smile More"
Roman Stylianos Gianopoulos (b. 2009), son of American actress, singer, and author Molly Ringwald
Roman Sanders - Thomas Sanders - Sander Sides

Roman in song, story & screen

Roman Reigns, WWE wrestler (real name Joe Anoa'i)
Roman Grant - character from the TV series "Big Love"
Roman Brady - long running character on the soap opera "Days of Our Lives" (USA)
Roman DeBeers- character from the TV series "Party Down"
Roman - referenced in "Easy A"
Roman - Dan Akroyd's character in "The Great Outdoors"
Roman Godfrey - T.V series Hemlock grove.
Roman Sanders - a Sanders Side

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