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GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
CONTRIBUTOR: Meredith on 4/27/2007
Meaning & History
The name of several communes in France, which ultimately derive their name from the personal name Romilius
. It first came to English-speaking countries as a surname, after which it began to be used as a male first name. Nowadays, the name Romilly is predominantly used on women. A notable bearer of the surname is Jacqueline de Romilly, a French classical historian and intellectual.