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Romeo

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18k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Romeo mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Romeo

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

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An ardent male lover
Wiktionary
  1. One of the main characters of Romeo and Juliet made famous by William Shakespeare
  2. The letter R in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  3. A boyfriend.
  4. A man who is a great lover or romantic.

Romeo was also found in the following language(s): Translingual and Italian

Notable Persons Named Romeo

Romeo Santos is a musician. He has been prominent since 1995. Romeo was given the name Anthony Santos on July 21st, 1981 in The Bronx. Romeo is also known as Romeo Santos.

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Roméo Dallaire is a Senator from Quebec and SenatorfromQuebec(Gulf). His military service ended in 2000. Roméo was born on June 25th, 1946 in Denekamp, Netherlands.

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Romeo Travis is a basketball player for the Le Mans Sarthe Basket, Cantabria Baloncesto, CB Ciudad de Huelva, Ratiopharm Ulm, Tigers Tübingen, Barak Netanya B.C., Hapoel Gilboa Galil, KK Zadar, BC Khimik, BC Krasny Oktyabr, and Alaska Aces (PBA) in the LNB Pro A. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Romeo was born on December 10th, 1984 in Akron, Ohio.

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Romeo Crennel is an american football player. Romeo was born on June 18th, 1947 in Lynchburg, Virginia.

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Roméo LeBlanc was a Governor General of Canada and [[#External links. He was most active from 1995 to 1999. Roméo was born on December 18th, 1927 in Memramcook, New Brunswick. He left this life on June 24th, 2009.

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John Arcilla is an actor. He was most active from 1990 to present. John was given the name Romeo John Gonzales Arcilla on June 24th, 1966 in Quezon City.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Romeo

Terrence Bill Romeo is a basketball player for the GlobalPort Batang Pier in the Philippine Basketball Association. His ongoing career started in 2013. Terrence was born on March 16th, 1992 in Imus.

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Michael Romeo is a progressive metal, power metal, symphonic metal, and neoclassical metal musician. He plays Guitar, bass, keyboards, clarinet, programming, Programming (music), Caparison Guitars, and ESP Guitars. He has had major accomplishments since 1994. Michael was given the name Michael James Romeo on March 6th, 1968.

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Max Romeo is a reggae and roots reggae musician. He has been prominent since 1965. Max was given the name Maxwell Livingston Smith on November 22nd, 1944. Max is also known as Adulfus Dulfile, Maxie Smith, and The Son of Selassie.

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Mahlon Romeo is a soccer player for the Millwall F.C., Arsenal F.C., Gillingham F.C., Dover Athletic F.C., Antigua, and Barbuda national football team. Mahlon was born on September 19th, 1995 in Westminster, England.

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Romeo is a uk garage, grime music, and hip hop music rapping. He was most active from 1998 to present. Romeo was given the name Marvin Dawkins on October 23rd, 1980. Romeo is also known as Romeo, MC Romeo, and Romeo Dunn.

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Tony Romeo was a pop music songwriter, singing, and record producer. Tony was born on December 25th, 1938. He left this life on June 23rd, 1995.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 0 8
1890 7 0 7
1892 11 0 11
1893 5 0 5
1894 7 0 7
1896 6 0 6
1897 8 0 8
1898 14 0 14
1899 8 0 8
1900 8 0 8
1901 8 0 8
1902 13 0 13
1903 16 0 16
1904 14 0 14
1905 9 0 9
1906 13 0 13
1907 16 0 16
1908 21 0 21
1909 19 0 19
1910 23 0 23
1911 34 0 34
1912 48 0 48
1913 58 0 58
1914 83 0 83
1915 95 0 95
1916 118 0 118
1917 115 0 115
1918 115 0 115
1919 111 0 111
1920 104 0 104
1921 107 0 107
1922 105 0 105
1923 113 0 113
1924 114 0 114
1925 102 0 102
1926 95 0 95
1927 70 0 70
1928 94 0 94
1929 92 0 92
1930 101 0 101
1931 65 0 65
1932 62 0 62
1933 59 0 59
1934 58 0 58
1935 70 0 70
1936 50 0 50
1937 60 0 60
1938 64 0 64
1939 41 0 41
1940 49 0 49
1941 51 0 51
1942 46 0 46
1943 47 0 47
1944 42 0 42
1945 35 0 35
1946 42 0 42
1947 62 0 62
1948 51 0 51
1949 50 0 50
1950 48 0 48
1951 33 0 33
1952 42 0 42
1953 52 0 52
1954 51 0 51
1955 48 0 48
1956 52 0 52
1957 39 0 39
1958 44 0 44
1959 38 0 38
1960 43 0 43
1961 49 0 49
1962 65 0 65
1963 59 0 59
1964 46 0 46
1965 42 0 42
1966 44 0 44
1967 52 0 52
1968 47 0 47
1969 56 0 56
1970 72 0 72
1971 54 0 54
1972 58 0 58
1973 65 0 65
1974 74 0 74
1975 53 0 53
1976 56 0 56
1977 57 0 57
1978 52 0 52
1979 62 0 62
1980 73 0 73
1981 51 0 51
1982 69 0 69
1983 52 0 52
1984 65 0 65
1985 89 0 89
1986 68 0 68
1987 83 0 83
1988 95 0 95
1989 99 0 99
1990 106 0 106
1991 83 0 83
1992 75 0 75
1993 97 0 97
1994 87 0 87
1995 103 0 103
1996 130 0 130
1997 265 0 265
1998 307 0 307
1999 247 0 247
2000 318 0 318
2001 444 0 444
2002 388 0 388
2003 322 0 322
2004 356 0 356
2005 369 0 369
2006 436 0 436
2007 528 0 528
2008 594 0 594
2009 718 0 718
2010 847 0 847
2011 834 0 834
2012 978 0 978
2013 952 0 952
2014 967 0 967
2015 851 0 851
2016 893 0 893

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Popularity of Romeo as a first name

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Popularity of Romeo as a last name

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Common last names for Romeo

  • Roy
  • Cote
  • Morin
  • Levesque
  • Nadeau
  • Couture
  • Martin
  • Hebert
  • Rossi

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Romeo U.S.
  White 83.00% 64.26%
  African American 6.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Romeo

People with the last name Romeo are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Romeo

  • How Popular is the name Romeo? Romeo is the 1,766th most popular name of all time. As a last name Romeo was the 4,108th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Romeo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,704 babies born with the first name Romeo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Romeo to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Romeo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Romeo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Romeo is Sunday, May 7th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Romeo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Romeo was in 2012 with a total of 978 babies.
  • Random Romeo Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Romeo ranks 70th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 9 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Romeo: Your name in reverse order is Oemor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reomo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Romeo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,636 people with the last name Romeo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Romeo? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Romeo as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • 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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