Roman Origin and Meaning
In fact, several relatives of Roman are also newly stylish, from Romy to Romilly to Romeo. Definitely a romantic name, however you use it.
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.
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Famous People Named Roman
- Roman HarperAmerican football player
- Roman GabrielAmerican football player
- Roman PolanskiPolish film director
- Roman Ford CoppolaAmerican film director
- Roman KempBritish radio and TV presenter; son of sings Shirlie Holliman and Martin Kemp
- Roman AtwoodAmerican comedian/youtube star
- Roman ReignsAmerican professional wrestler
- Roman Phylchenkov aka MrLololoshkaRussian YouTuber
- Roman Bürkia Swiss goalkeeper
- Roman Krause (b. 2001)son of actor Peter Krause
- Roman Keitel (b. 2003)son of actor Harvey Keitel and Daphna Kastner
- Roman Robert Upton (b. 2004)son of actress Cate Blanchett
- Roman Walker Zelman (b. 2004)son of actress Debra Messing
- Roman Derwig (b. 2004)son of actors Jacob Derwig and Kim van Kooten
- Roman Peete (b. 2005)son of actors Rodney Peete & Holly Robinson Peete
- Roman Pena (b. 2008)son of actor Michael Pena
- Roman Stylianos Ringwald Gianopoulous (2009)son of actress Molly Ringwald
- Roman Morelloson of guitarist Tom Morello
- Roman Arnault (b. 2016)son of model Natalia Vodianova and Antoine Arnault
Roman in Pop Culture
- Roman Zazocharacter on TV's "Jane the Virgin"
- Romanalien and main character on TV's "Star,Crossed"
- Roman Zolanskione of rapper Nicki Minaj's alter egos
- Roman Belliccharacter from Grand Theft Auto IV
- Roman Bradycharacter on the American soap "Days of Our Lives"
- Roman Craigcharacter played by Dan Akroyd in "The Great Outdoors"
- Roman Godfreycharacter from Netflix's "Hemlock Grove"
- Roman Grantcharacter in HBO's "Big Love"
- Roman Pearcefrom the "Fast & Furious" series
- Roman Sionisreal name of the Batman villain Black Mask
- Roman Torchwickantagonist voiced by Gray Haddock in web series RWBY
- Roman Zimojiccharacter on HBO's "True Blood"
- Roman Armondcharacter in "The Kroll Show"
- RomanJane's brother on TV's "Blindspot"
- Romanthe name of Thomas Sanders personality resembling romance and creativity, "Princey"