Type Surname (from location)
Usage Italian

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

Other Languages & CulturesRomà(Catalan) Romeijnders, Romijnders(Dutch) Rome(English) Rome(French) Romão(Portuguese) Romero(Spanish)
Same SpellingRomano 1


Entry updated January 22, 2019