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  1. Rome Name Meaning & Rome Family History at Ancestry.com®

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    The Rome family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rome families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Rome families living in Louisiana. This was about 41% of all the recorded Rome's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Rome families in 1840.

  2. Rome: Name Meaning and Origin - SheKnows

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    Meanings Biblical Names Meaning: In Biblical Names the meaning of the name Rome is: Strength, power'. American Baby Names Meaning: In American Baby Names the meaning of the name Rome is: Strength ...

  3. Meanings of ROME baby name. All about the given name ROMEWhat does Rome mean?Rome:The meaning of the name Rome is From Rome, Italy. The origin of the name Rome is Italian. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.Related names:Romeo, Liam, Ryder, Roman, Jude, Knox, River, Phoenix, Ryker,...

  4. Founding of Rome - Wikipedia

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    The tale of the founding of Rome is recounted in traditional stories handed down by the ancient Romans themselves as the earliest history of their city in terms of legend and myth. The most familiar of these myths, and perhaps the most famous of all Roman myths , is the story of Romulus and Remus , twins who were suckled by a she-wolf as ...

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  6. Roman: Name Meaning and Origin - SheKnows

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    Meanings Biblical Names Meaning: In Biblical Names the meaning of the name Roman is: Strong; powerful. Latin Baby Names Meaning: In Latin Baby Names the meaning of the name Roman is: Man of Rome.

  7. Romeo Name Meaning & Origin | Baby Name Wizard

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    Origin of the name Romeo: From the Late Latin Rōmaeus (a pilgrim to Rome), which is from Roma (Rome). The name was made famous by Shakespeare when he used it in his tragedy about star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet.

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      1. Mercutio: The name comes from Mercury, the Roman messenger god. It may also be related to the vocabulary word mercurial , originally designating someone with the characteristics of eloquence, shrewdness, swiftness, and thievishness...

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      You'll find "Legion" in the bible where it is the demon of Gadarenes. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legion_%28demon%29 The same demon has given name to books and such and is often named in pop-culture....

    • what is the origin of the continents' names ?

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      Europe is named after Europa, a princess in a Greek myth who was kidnapped by Zeus and gave birth to the Minotaur. The word 'arctic' comes from the Greek 'arktikos' whic means 'of the north' and comes from 'arktos' meaning bear (i.e., ursa...

  8. Nomen | Definition of Nomen at Dictionary.com

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    Nomen definition, (in ancient Rome) the second name of a citizen, indicating his gens, as “Gaius Julius Caesar.” See more.

  9. Why Were the Ancient Greeks Called Hellenes?

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    Jan 31, 2019 · Origin of the Name Hellene . The name comes from Hellen who was not the woman famed from the Trojan War (Helen of Troy), but the son of Deucalion and Pyrrha.According to Ovid's Metamorphoses, Deucalion and Pyrrha were the only survivors of a flood similar to the one described in the story of Noah's Ark.

  10. vandal (n.) 1660s, "willful destroyer of what is beautiful or venerable," from Vandals, name of the Germanic tribe that sacked Rome in 455 under Genseric, from Latin Vandalus (plural Vandali), from the tribe's name for itself (Old English Wendlas), perhaps from Proto-Germanic *wandljaz "wanderer."

  11. Origin of Month Names | The Old Farmer's Almanac

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    Named for the Roman god Janus, protector of gates and doorways. Janus is depicted with two faces, one looking into the past, the other into the future. January was meant to be a time when the military campaigns ceased and there time for peace and reflection.

    From the Latin word februa, “to cleanse.” The Roman calendar month of Februarius was named for Februalia, a festival of purification and atonement that took place during this period.

    Named for the Roman god of war, Mars. This was the time of year to resume military campaigns that had been interrupted by winter. March was also a time of many festivals, presumably in preparation for the campaigning season.

    From the Latin word aperio, “to open (bud),” because plants begin to grow in this month. In essence, this month was viewed as spring’s renewal.

    Named for the Roman goddess Maia, who oversaw the growth of plants. Also from the Latin word maiores, “elders,” who were celebrated during this month. Maia was considered a nurturer and an earth goddess, which may explain the connection with this springtime month.

    Named for the Roman goddess Juno, patroness of marriage and the well-being of women. Also from the Latin word juvenis, “young people.”

    Named to honor Roman dictator Julius Caesar (100 B.C.– 44 B.C.) after his death. In 46 B.C., Julius Caesar made one of his greatest contributions to history: With the help of Sosigenes, he developed the Julian calendar, the precursor to the Gregorian calendar we use today.

    Named to honor the first Roman emperor (and grandnephew of Julius Caesar), Augustus Caesar (63 B.C.– A.D. 14). Augustus (the first Roman emperor) comes from the Latin word “augustus,” meaning venerable, noble, and majestic.

    From the Latin word septem, “seven,” because this had been the seventh month of the early Roman calendar.

    From the Latin word octo, “eight,” because this had been the eighth month of the early Roman calendar.

    From the Latin word novem, “nine,” because this had been the ninth month of the early Roman calendar.

    From the Latin word decem, “ten,” because this had been the tenth month of the early Roman calendar.Now that you know more about our month’s names, how about the day’s names—Monday, Tuesday, etc.? For the truly curious calendar lovers, check out the origin of day names.

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