Roman Names

Roman Names are suddenly hot and fresh again as baby names, partly thanks to <b>The Hunger Games</b>, the futuristic book that featured Roman names for most of the male characters, partly because of the HBO series <b>Rome</b>, and also thanks to the classic novel <b>To Kill A Mockingbird</b> and its hero Atticus Finch. Roman baby names on today's roster include several familiar choices along with even more fascinating names yet to be revived.
  • Urban

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Urban was not an uncommon name through the 1930s (rising as high as Number 435), having been attached to several saints and early popes, but it has completely disappeared from the landscape--both... Read More 

  • Urbana

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    If you live in the city, you might call your urban baby Urbana; if you live in the suburbs--don't even think of Surbana.Read More 

  • Valentina

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Valentina is a more exotic and artistic ballerina-type successor to Valerie; a pretty, recommended choice. Mexican-born actress Salma Hayek and husband Francois-Henri Pinault named their daughter... Read More 

  • Varinia

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    An ancient Roman name rarely heard in modern times, though the related VARINA appears in Slavic families.Read More 

  • Vita

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    Vital and vivacious, Vita is stirring back to life along with many of her V-themed sisters -- Vivian, Vivica -- and is becoming a new celebrity baby favorite. Read More 

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