Given Name ROMEO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Italian

Meaning & History

Italian form of the Late Latin name Romaeus meaning "a pilgrim to Rome". Romeo is best known as the lover of Juliet in Shakespeare's tragedy 'Romeo and Juliet' (1596).
FEMININE FORMS: Romana, Romola
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Romà (Catalan), Roman (Croatian), Roman (Czech), Romein (Dutch), Romain (French), Roman (German), Román (Hungarian), Romaeus, Romanus (Late Roman), Roman (Polish), Romão, Rômulo (Portuguese), Romulus (Roman Mythology), Roman, Roma (Russian), Roman (Slovak), Roman (Slovene), Román, Rómulo (Spanish), Roman (Ukrainian)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Rómeó, Roméo, Romeo


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Entry updated November 18, 2011