Name: Roman

Origin and Meaning of the Name Roman

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    (RO man); (raw MAHN)
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Miscellaneous Info for Roman

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    Czech, English, Polish and Russian speaking countries
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    As well as being the word used to describe someone or something from the Italian city of Rome, 'un roman' is the French word for a novel.

    Famous Romans include film director Roman Polanski, and the Russian owner of Chelsea Football Club Roman Abramovich.

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