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Gender: F Meaning of Romilly: "man of Rome" Origin of Romilly: English

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Originally a male name springing from the Roman twin Romulus, this attractively dainty name was introduced to the English-speaking world by painter Augustus John who used it for his son. Romilly John became Admiral of the Fleet in England.

A French surname from the twelfth century on, it's more recently and more appropriately been heard as a girls' name; Emma Thompson, for example, used Romilly as her daughter Gaia's middle name.

The logical nickname would be Romy, which is very much in style.

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