Do you just LOVE Italy? Perhaps you had a memorable Italian honeymoon? Then Roman might be a good name for your son. The name is the most popular its every been, partially thanks to the growing number of celebrities naming their boys Roman. An added tidbit: it’s the French word for “novel.”


  • latin: One from Rome
  • russian:
  • spanish:


Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Director Roman Coppola, Director Roman Polanski, Athlete Roman Gabriel

Celebrity Babies:

Son of Cate Blanchett, Son of Francis Ford Coppola, Son of Debra Messing and Daniel Zelman, Son of Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete, Son of Molly Ringwald