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Gender: F Origin of Romy: Diminutive of Rosemary, Roma, Romana, Romilly etc.

Austrian actress Romy Schneider seemed to be the singular bearer of this international nickname name until it found new style currency in the past decade.

Like other Ro-names — Roman, Rowan, and RomeoRomy has gained favor with the celebrity set. Matt Lauer has a daughter named Romy, as do director Sofia Coppola and Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars and others.

Some might remember the 1997 comedy Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion, with Mira Sorvino as Romy.

Romy hasn't entered the US Top 1000 as yet, but it's Number 71 in the Netherlands and 160 in France.

In Spanish-speaking countries, Romy is also a diminutive of Romina, and was very popular in the eighties and early nineties.

Famous People Named Romy

Romy Schneider (born Rosemarie Magdalena Albach), Austrian-born actress
Romy Madley Croft, English co-lead singer of The xx
Romy Rosemont, American actress
Romy Kermer, German pair skater
Romy Logsch, German Olympic bobsledder
Romy Müller, German Olympic sprinter
Romee Strijd, Dutch model
Romy Hero Johnson, daughter of actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson & director Sam Taylor-Wood
Romy Croquet, daughter of director Sofia Coppola and musician Thomas Mars
Romy Marion, daughter of actress Ellen Barkin
Romy Nicole, daughter of blogger Julia Restoin Roitfeld (
Romy Weltman, Canadian actress and musician
Romy Peyrat, daughter of Canadian singer Béatrice Martin (Cœur de pirate)

Pop Culture References for the name Romy

Romy White, main character in 1997 film "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion"
Romy - Diane Kruger's character in the film "Sky"