Pompey Origin and Meaning

The name Pompey is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "five".

Roman statesman and Caesar rival whose name, like other classical choices, was occasionally used for enslaved people. The Pompeo version could rise again.

Famous People Named Pompey

  • Pompey the Great aka Gnaeus Pompeius MagnusRoman political and military leader
  • Pompey the Younger aka Gnaeus PompeiusRoman political and military leader, son of Pompey the Great

Pompey in Pop Culture

  • Sextus Pompeycharacter from Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra"