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Gender: Female Origin of Romola: Latin, Italian variation of Romulus, one of he founders of Rome

The name Romola is a girl's name of Latin origin. Romola and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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Romola is a literary name most notably used by George Eliot for her eponymous 1862 novel set in fifteenth century Florence. It just may appeal to the parent looking for a name that embodies the ideal blend of the feminine, exotic, and strong. A current bearer is British actress Romola Garai.

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Famous People Named Romola

Romola Sadie Garai, English actress
Romola de Pulszky, Hungarian wife of ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky
Romola Remus, American actress
Romola Helen Louise Costantino, Australian pianist
Romola Sinha, Indian feminist and activist
Caterina Maria Romola, birth name of Catherine de' Medici, Queen consort of France

Pop Culture References for the name Romola

"Romola de' Bardi," novel by George Eliot and its main character

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