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

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.

Famous People Named Romilly

Romilly John, admiral
Romilly Saran Weeks, British television journalist
Romilly Lunge, British actor

Pop Culture References for the name Romilly