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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 "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

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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.