Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:Citizen of Rome
A firm reminder of baby’s heritage or a proud nod from history buffs to the Roman Empire, Romanus certainly captures the ear. A masculine name of Latin origin, Romanus means “citizen of Rome.” Romanus is a variation of Roman, which may have come from the Etruscan rumon, an ancient name for the Tiber River. Roman could also derive from Romulus, one of the legendary founders of the city of Rome. Romanus enhances Roman’s classical nature with the “-us” suffix, giving baby an extra dash of timeless prestige.
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