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Gender: F Origin of Romy: Diminutive of Rosemary, Roma, Romana, Romilly etc.

Austrian actress Romy Schneider seemed to be the singular bearer of this international nickname name until it found new style currency in the past decade.

Like other Ro-names — Roman, Rowan, and RomeoRomy has gained favor with the celebrity set. Matt Lauer has a daughter named Romy, as do director Sofia Coppola and Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars and others.

Some might remember the 1997 comedy Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion, with Mira Sorvino as Romy.

Romy hasn't entered the US Top 1000 as yet, but it's Number 71 in the Netherlands and 160 in France.

In Spanish-speaking countries, Romy is also a diminutive of Romina, and was very popular in the eighties and early nineties.

Famous People Named Romy

Romy Schneider (born Rosemarie Magdalena Albach), Austrian-born actress
Romy Madley Croft, English co-lead singer of The xx
Romy Rosemont, American actress
Romy Kermer, German pair skater
Romy Logsch, German Olympic bobsledder
Romy Müller, German Olympic sprinter
Romee Strijd, Dutch model
Romy Weltman, Canadian actress and musician
Romy Marion Byrne (b. 1992), daughter of actors Ellen Barkin and Gabriel Byrne
Romy Lauer (b. 2003), daughter of TV journalist Matt Lauer
Romy Croquet (b. 2006), daughter of director Sofia Coppola and musician Thomas Mars
Romy Theodore (b. 2006), daughter of ice hockey player Jose Theodore
Romy True Hucknall (b. 2007), daughter of singer Mick Hucknall of Simply Red
Romy Sethna (b. 2009), daughter of actress Gina Bellman and Zaab Sethna
Romy Hero Johnson (b. 2012) daughter of actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson & director Sam Taylor-Wood
Romy Nicole Konjic (b. 2012), daughter of designer/model Julia Restoin Roitfeld and model Robert Konjic
Romy Peyrat (b. 2012), daughter of singer Béatrice Martin (Cœur de pirate) and Alex Peyrat
Romy Cowan (b. 2012), daughter of cricketer Ed Cowan and TV presenter Virginia Lette
Romy Levy (b. 2015), daughter of actors Dan Levy and Rachel Specter

Pop Culture References for the name Romy

Romy White, main character in 1997 film "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion"
Romy, character in the film "Sky"