Pomona Origin and Meaning

The name Pomona is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "apple".

This name of the Roman goddess of fruit trees is also associated with a suburban town in Southern California.

Pomona in Pop Culture

  • Mythology: the Roman goddess of fruit trees
  • Pomona Collegeprivate liberal arts college in Claremont, California
  • Lady Pomona Longestaffea widow in "The Way We Live Now" (1875) by Anthony Trollope
  • Prof. Pomona SproutHerbology teacher at Hogwarts in J. K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series