Given Name POMPEY

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
PRONOUNCED: PAHM-pee (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Modern form of the Roman family name Pompeius, which was probably derived from a Sabellic word meaning "five". A notable bearer was the 1st-century BC Roman general Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, also known as Pompey the Great.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Pompeius (Ancient Roman), Pompeo (Italian)