POMPEY
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
PRONOUNCED: PAHM-pee (English)   [key]
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.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Pompeius, Pompilius, Pomponius (Ancient Roman), Pompeo (Italian), Pompiliu (Romanian)