In fact, several relatives of Roman are also newly stylish, from Romy to Romilly to Romeo. Definitely a romantic name, however you use it. This year, Roman sits at Number 102, given to nearly 4000 baby boys.
Well known Romans include director Polanski (born Raimund), Polish photographer Vishniac, and onetime star quarterback Gabriel. Francis Ford Coppola has a son named Roman, who is a director now himself.
The French version is Romaine -- and literary parents might appreciate the fact that 'roman' is the French word for novel.
Lists containing Roman:
- Hot Celebrity Baby Names
- If You Like Reed, You Might Love...
- Boy Names Dads Like More Than Moms
- Boy Names Trendier Than You Think
- Cool Boy Names From Around the World
- TV Character Names
- Hipster Baby Names
- Vintage Baby Names for Boys
- Cool Vintage Baby Names