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Boy Name: Romulus

Name: Romulus
Pronunciation: \r(o)-mu-lus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: man of Rome
Origin: Latin
Variant forms: Romolo
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 79018


Romulus \r(o)-mu-lus\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Romulus is "man of Rome". Along with his twin brother Remus, the legendary founder of Rome, though Romulus murdered his brother in a quarrel over where to place the city, which he then ruled for 37 years. Playwright Romulus Linney.

Romulus has 1 variant form: Romolo.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Romulus.


Romulus is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#79018 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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