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What does Rome mean?

Rome Pronunciation of Rome [rome] as a name for boys is a Latin name, and the meaning of Rome is "citizen of Rome". Rome is a variant form of Roman (Latin): transcription of Romanus.


4 different relations via Roman: Romain, Romaine, Romanes and Romano.

Creative forms:
(male) Raime, Rame, ..

(female) Rone, Rore, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rome Rory (R.R.), ..

How popular is Rome?

Rome is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#6230 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Rome reached its top position of #917 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #1427. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Rome (#1427 last year) are Roman (#102 last year) and Romaine. Adoption of these relations of Rome was widespread among parents in 2015 (median #1176). Roman has historically been the top pick of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rome, Romaine, Roman in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rome is pronounced similarly to Rahm and Ram. Other suggested similar names are Aime, Cosme, Esme, Hume, Isme, Jame, Rae, Rafe, Rama, Ramey, Rami, Ramy, Rane, Raye, Remee, Remi, Remie, Remo, Remy, Rene, Reve, Rice, Rike, Roan, Roane, Rob, Robb, Robi, Roch, Roche, Rock, Rod, Rodd, Rodel, Rodeo, Rodge, Roe, Rog, Roger, Roi, Roice, Roley, Rolf, Rolfe, Rolle, Romeo, Romney, Ron, Ronel, Ronn, Roone, Roper, Roque, Rorey, Rorke, Rory, Ross, Rosse, Roth, Roul, Rover, Row, Rowe, Rowen, Rowl, Roy, Royce, Royer, Royle, Rube, Rune, Ryne and Tome. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rome.

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