Boy name origins & meanings
- Hebrew : Strong, powerful
- Latin : Place name: Rome, Italy; from Rome
Family name origins & meanings
- Italian and Spanish : from the personal name Romano, Latin Romanus, borne by several saints and martyrs. This was originally a byname for someone from Rome or for a Roman citizen, from Roma ‘Rome’. See also Roman.
- Italian : (Romanò): in Calabria, a term for someone from Nea Rhōmē ‘New Rome’, a medieval Greek name for Constantinople.