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Gender Masculine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. ro-MEH-o(Italian)
RO-mee-o(English)
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Meaning & History

Italian form of the Late Latin Romaeus or Late Greek Ρωμαῖος (Romaios), which meant "from ROME" or "Roman". In medieval Italian this meant "a pilgrim to Rome". Romeo is best known as the lover of Juliet in Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet (1596).

Related Names

Feminine FormsRomana, Romola
Other Languages & CulturesRomà(Catalan) Roman(Croatian) Roman(Czech) Romein(Dutch) Roman(English) Romain(French) Roman(German) Román(Hungarian) Romanos(Late Greek) Romaeus, Romanus(Late Roman) Romāns(Latvian) Roman(Polish) Romão, Romeu, Rômulo(Portuguese) Romulus(Roman Mythology) Roman, Roma(Russian) Roman(Slovak) Roman(Slovene) Román, Rómulo(Spanish) Roman(Ukrainian)
User SubmissionsRómeó, Roméo, Romeo

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Name Days

France: February 25 (as Roméo)
Hungary: February 7 (as Rómeó)

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