Gender: Male Meaning of Romulus: "citizen of Rome" Origin of Romulus: Latin

Romulus Origin and Meaning

The name Romulus is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "citizen of Rome".

He was the original Roman, Remus's twin and a founder of Rome. But parents attracted to this name are advised to read the legend first. Romulus does have some less than savory characteristics, including killing his twin brother and making Rome in his own image, and is later deified as Quinnius. Romy and Quinn might make good twin names.

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roseofjune Says:


This sounds too self-important.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I like Remus better, but Romulus is kind of cool.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


Romulus killed his twin brother. I can't see this on a boy with siblings tbh, just the bad connection.