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What does Roma mean?

Roma /ro-ma/ as a girls' name is of Italian origin. Place name: the capital city, Rome. Mythology: Roma was the daughter of Evander, who named Rome for her. First used in the late 19th century. Actress Roma Downey.

Associated with: mythology, 19th century


Roma has 7 variants: Romalda, Romana, Romelia, Romelle, Romilda, Romina and Romma.

Related girl name: Romy.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Raema, Rola, ..

(male) Romady, Romara, ..

How popular is Roma?

Roma is a very prominent first name for females (#1346 out of 4276, Top 31%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#15516 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Roma for girls. Roma reached its highest position of #567 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roma name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Roma outside U.S.

Prominent related forms of Roma rated in the Top 2000 are Romana, Romelia and Romina (#1084 the previous year). Usage of these relations of Roma was more pronounced during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.01%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.01%, down 27.3%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roma, Romana, Romelia, Romina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Roma and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Roma is alike in pronunciation to Rama, Ramah, Ramee, Ramie, Rayma, Remi, Remie, Remmy, Remy, Rhemy, Rima, Romea and Romi. Other suggested similar names are Ama, Amma, Dama, Dorma, Edma, Elma, Erma, Hema, Ima, Irma, Jama, Mima, Norma, Ooma, Ozma, Pima, Rafa, Raja, Rana, Reda, Rena, Reta, Reva, Reza, Rhona, Rina, Riona, Riva, Roana, Roba, Robi, Roda, Rodi, Romala, Romona, Romula, Rona, Ronae, Ronay, Ronda, Roni, Ronna, Rora, Rory, Ros, Rosa, Rosae, Rosai, Ross, Rowan, Roxy, Roya, Roza, Rozsa, Rupa, Rysa, Sima, Soma, Syma, Tama, Toma and Zuma. These names tend to be less commonly used than Roma.