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Origin & Meaning

The name Roman is of Latin and Polish origin.

The meaning of Roman is "roman".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 113 in baby name popularity for boys with 3435 occurrences.  It ranked 7516 in popular baby names for girls with 16 occurrences. 

View the Roman Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Roman has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Roman to other names.


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Some famous bearers of this name include: Roman Gabriel.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Roman in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Roman.

Just for fun, see the name Roman in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Roman in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

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