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Romulus

What does Romulus mean?

Romulus Pronunciation of Romulus [ro-mu-lus] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Romulus is "man of Rome". Along with his twin brother Remus, the legendary founder of Rome, though Romulus murdered his brother in a quarrel over where to place the city, which he then ruled for 37 years. Playwright Romulus Linney.

Associated with: legendary (mythology), ruled (king).

Variations

Romulus has 1 variant: Romolo.

Creative forms:
(male) Romuis, Roolus, ..

(female) Romulee, ..

Middle name pairings:
Romulus Gracen (R.G.), ..

How popular is Romulus?

Romulus is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#45227 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Remus is the only popular varying form of Romulus (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. This form of Romulus was at the apex of its popularity during 1880-1889. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Remus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Comus, Homerus, Paulus, Rochus, Romanes, Romanos, Romanus, Roul and Rufus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Romulus.

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