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Boy Name: Pompeo

Name: Pompeo
Pronunciation: \p(o)-mpeo, pom-peo\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: five
Origin: Latin
Variant forms: Pompey, Pompeyo, Pompi, Pompilio, Pomponio


Pompeo \p(o)-mpeo, pom-peo\ as a boy's name is of Italian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Pompeo is "five". From the word "pompe". Also possibly from the Greek word "pempo", meaning "the person in charge". Pompey was a Roman statesman and military man, and Caesar's main rival. There is a saint named Pompey whose feast day is April 10.

Pompeo has 5 variant forms: Pompey, Pompeyo, Pompi, Pompilio and Pomponio.


Pompeo is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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