Romeo Name Meaning & Origin
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.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know a Romeo? What are his siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Romeo
Contribute your knowledge to the name Romeo
- Comments and insights on the name Romeo
- Personal experiences with the name Romeo
- Nicknames for Romeo
Rome, Romy, Ro, Romi
- Meanings and history of the name Romeo
- Famous real-life people named Romeo
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.
Romeo Antonio in Knocked Up as Music Department
Romeo Santos in La vie d'Adèle as Soundtrack
Romeo Tirone in Constantine as Cinematographer
Romeo Brown in God Bless America as Actor
Romeo Price in Back to the Beach as Actor
Romeo Miller in Honey as Actor
Romeo Reyes in I'm No Angel as Actor
Romeo Sousa in Ajuda-me as Actor
Romeo Alejandro David Baldwin (b. 2018), son of American actor, writer, producer, and comedian Alec Baldwin, brother to Carmen Gabriela, Rafael Thomas, and Leonardo Ángel Charles; half-brother to Ireland
- Romeo in song, story & screen
Romeo is the male lead in Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet