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Pronounced Pron. PAHM-pee(English)
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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 & CulturesPompeius(Ancient Roman) Pompeo(Italian)


Pompey the GreatPompey the Great


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