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Gender: Female Meaning of Pomona: "apple" Origin of Pomona: Latin

The name Pomona is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "apple". Pomona and is often added to lists like Goddess Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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

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Famous People Named Pomona

Pop Culture References for the name Pomona

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


Mhill46 Says:


Honestly, I can't help but think of Pimento cheese when hearing this for some reason. Not a fan.

Floris Says:


I love the name! And I love apples :) And apple blossoms are really pretty :)
Clarissa Pomona something something would be suuuch an awesome name :)

flora_kate Says:


I suppose it's better than Apple....but still. Try Ramona or Simona instead.