Romeo name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Romeo mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Romeo

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from the United States agree the name Romeo is of Filipino (Philippines) / English origin and means "Romance".
  2. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Romeo means "True romance".
  3. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Romeo means "Romantic".
  4. A user from Illinois, U.S. says the name Romeo is of English origin and means "Wonder".
  5. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Romeo is of Italian origin and means "From Rome".
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  1. An ardent male lover
  1. One of the main characters of Romeo and Juliet made famous by William Shakespeare: the ardent lover of Juliet.
  2. The letter R in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  3. (colloquial) A boyfriend.
    Have you met her latest yet?
  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

Notable Persons Named Romeo

Romeo Santos

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.

Roméo Dallaire

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.

Romeo Travis

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.

Romeo Crennel

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

Roméo LeBlanc

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.

John Arcilla

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.

  • Romeo Castelen
    Soccer Player
  • Romeo Fernandes
    Soccer Player
  • Romeo Castellucci
    Theatre Director
  • Romeo Roselli
  • Romeo Saganash
    Deputy Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees
  • Romeo Benetti
    Soccer Player
  • Romeo Surdu
    Soccer Player
  • Roméo Sabourin
    Military Person
  • Romeo Neri
  • Romeo Johnson
  • Romeo Alaeff
  • Romeo Sacchetti
    Basketball Player
  • Romeo Ortega
  • Romeo Lahey
    Army Officer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Romeo

Notable Persons With the Last Name Romeo

Terrence Bill 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.

Michael Romeo

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.

Max Romeo

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.

Mahlon Romeo

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.


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.

Tony Romeo

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.


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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Romeo

  • What name lists does Romeo rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Romeo? Romeo is the 1,693rd 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 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,586 babies born with the first name Romeo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Romeo to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 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 2018 with a total of 980 babies.
  • Random Romeo Factoid: According to the 1935 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Romeo ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 7 babies in Rhode Island have the same name in 1935.
  • Weird things about the name Romeo: The name spelled backwards is Oemor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ooerm. 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.
  • Romeo name meaning

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