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53k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Roman

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From Rome, Italy
  • #930 All Time
Girls
Boys
More Popular Potential Spellings
74k Ramon
67k Ramona

How popular is the name "Roman" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
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19885137506
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20091,84161,835
20101,99361,987
20112,468102,458
20122,578102,568
20132,881122,869
20143,451163,435

Want to know about the populiarty of Roman? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 52,721 babies born with the name Roman in the United States. That's more than enough Romans to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1882 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Roman" was in 2014 with a total of 3,435 babies. (That's a lot of baby Romans)

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Roman" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 104 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of 2,881 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Roman" mean?

Roman (English): From Rome, Italy

The name "Roman" is of English origin and it means "From Rome, Italy". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Namor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oamrn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Roman popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Roman in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Roman

Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski is an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1954 to present. Roman was born in 1933 as Rajmund Roman Thierry Polanski in Paris, France.

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Roman Coppola

Roman Coppola is an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Roman was born in 1965 as Roman Ford Coppola in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

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Roman Gabriel

Roman Gabriel is a NFL player. Roman was born in 1940 in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Roman Hamrlik

Roman Hamrlik is an ice hockey player. Roman was born in 1974 in Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia.

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Roman Cechmanek

Roman Cechmanek is an ice hockey player. Roman was born in 1971 in Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia.

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Roman Turek

Roman Turek is an ice hockey player. Roman was born in 1970 in Strakonice, Czechoslovakia.

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Past life for Roman born Sep 18, 1985

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Roman

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