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Rome

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rome

"Rome" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "From Rome, Italy". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The leadership of the Roman Catholic Church
  2. Capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
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  1. blackberry

Notable Persons Named Rome

Rome Ramirez is a ska punk, reggae rock, dub music, reggae, and hip hop music musician. He plays Fender Stratocaster and Taylor Guitars. He has been prominent since 2008. Rome was given the name Roman Rene Ramirez on June 11th, 1988 in Fremont, California, United States. Rome is also known as Rome.

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Rome Fortune is a hip hop music rapping. He was most prominent from 2011 to 2011. Rome was given the name Jerome Fortune on October 13th, 1988 in Philadelphia.

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Rome is a contemporary r&b musician. His career lasted from 1996 to 2003. Rome was given the name Jerome Woods on March 5th, 1970 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Rome is also known as Woods and Jerome.

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Rome dela Rosa is a basketball player for the Alaska Aces and Alaska Aces (PBA) in the Philippine Basketball Association. His ongoing career started in 2014. Rome was born on December 11th, 1990 in San Diego.

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Rome Kanda is an actor and comedian. He has had major accomplishments since 1987. Rome was born in Osaka, Japan.

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Rome was born on December 25th, 1982.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rome

Jim Rome is a radio host. Jim was given the name James Phillip Rome on October 14th, 1964 in Tarzana, California, U.S.

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Saint Hippolytus of Rome was a saint. He holds the title Martyr. Saint was born in 170. He passed away in 235.

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Sydne Rome is an actress. Sydne was born on March 17th, 1951 in Akron, Ohio, United States.

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Saint Genesius of Rome is a saint. He holds the title Actor &martyr.

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Young Rome is a contemporary r&b and hip hop music musician, record producer, songwriter, and actor. His career lasted from 1992 to 1992. Young was given the name Jerome Isaac Jones on October 25th, 1981 in Los Angeles. Young is also known as Romeo and Young Rome.

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Obl.S.B. Saint Frances of Rome was a saint. She holds the title Patroness of Benedictine Oblates. Obl.S.B. was born in 1384 in Rome, Papal States. She passed away on March 9th, 1440.

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How popular is the baby name Rome in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 7 0 7
1883 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1885 9 0 9
1887 5 0 5
1888 10 0 10
1892 5 0 5
1893 9 0 9
1900 5 0 5
1902 5 0 5
1908 5 0 5
1912 6 0 6
1914 6 0 6
1915 7 0 7
1916 16 0 16
1917 7 0 7
1918 9 0 9
1919 7 0 7
1920 11 0 11
1921 16 0 16
1922 16 0 16
1923 9 0 9
1924 13 0 13
1925 12 0 12
1926 13 0 13
1928 12 0 12
1929 10 0 10
1931 7 0 7
1932 6 0 6
1933 11 0 11
1935 8 0 8
1938 6 0 6
1939 5 0 5
1943 8 0 8
1944 8 0 8
1945 5 0 5
1947 9 0 9
1948 8 0 8
1949 6 0 6
1950 9 0 9
1951 15 0 15
1952 14 0 14
1953 6 0 6
1954 8 0 8
1955 15 0 15
1956 11 0 11
1958 11 0 11
1959 9 0 9
1960 12 0 12
1961 11 0 11
1963 7 0 7
1964 13 0 13
1965 6 0 6
1966 9 0 9
1967 6 0 6
1968 9 0 9
1969 24 0 24
1970 24 0 24
1971 23 5 18
1972 11 0 11
1973 8 0 8
1974 12 0 12
1975 16 0 16
1976 12 0 12
1977 7 0 7
1978 11 0 11
1979 6 0 6
1980 5 0 5
1981 7 0 7
1982 5 0 5
1983 15 0 15
1984 12 0 12
1985 7 0 7
1986 15 0 15
1987 8 0 8
1988 8 0 8
1989 5 0 5
1990 6 0 6
1991 16 0 16
1992 7 0 7
1994 9 0 9
1995 12 0 12
1996 9 0 9
1997 19 0 19
1998 24 0 24
1999 22 0 22
2000 20 0 20
2001 30 0 30
2002 31 0 31
2003 24 0 24
2004 47 0 47
2005 59 0 59
2006 68 8 60
2007 84 7 77
2008 84 7 77
2009 89 7 82
2010 80 9 71
2011 118 10 108
2012 100 10 90
2013 119 11 108
2014 140 15 125
2015 141 20 121
2016 158 16 142

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Popularity of Rome as a first name

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Popularity of Rome as a last name

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Common last names for Rome

  • Smith
  • Williams

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rome U.S.
  White 73.60% 64.26%
  African American 19.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rome

People with the last name Rome are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rome

  • How Popular is the name Rome? Rome is the 6,183rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Rome was the 6,704th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rome have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,255 babies born with the first name Rome in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rome to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rome? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rome first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rome is Sunday, January 26th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Rome born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rome was in 2016 with a total of 142 babies.
  • Random Rome Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rome is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Rome: Your name in reverse order is Emor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mero. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rome? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,037 people with the last name Rome.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rome? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Rome as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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