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TypeSurname (from location)
UsageItalian

Meaning & History

Denoted a person from the city of ROME, either a resident or someone who visited as a pilgrim. In Calabria it was also used to designate a person from New Rome, a name for Constantinople.

Related Names

VariantRoma
Other Languages & CulturesRomà Catalan Romeijnders, Romijnders Dutch Rome English Rome French Romão Portuguese Romero Spanish
Same SpellingRomano (1)
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute