Romeo: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Romeo

Romeo

Pronunciation: ROH-mee-oh (key)

Origin of the name Romeo:

From the Late Latin Rōmaeus (a pilgrim to Rome), which is from Roma (Rome). The name was made famous by Shakespeare when he used it in his tragedy about star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet.

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Romeo is R in the NATO phonetic alphabet

Romeo is often used as a derogatory or teasing nickname for a guy who is overly romantic or in love.

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Rome, Romy, Ro,

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Percy Romeo Miller (LIL'ROMEO), American actor and rapper
Romeo James Beckham, second son of English footballer David Beckham and former Spice Girl and fashion designer Victoria Beckham.

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Romeo is the male lead in Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet

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