What does Romeo mean?

Definitions for Romeo
ˈroʊ miˌoʊromeo

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Romeonoun

    an ardent male lover

Wiktionary

  1. Romeonoun

    One of the main characters of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.

  2. Romeonoun

    A boyfriend.

  3. Romeonoun

    A man who is a great lover.

  4. Romeonoun

    By analogy with the Shakespearean character, a man who is in love with a woman from a family, party or country opposing his own.

  5. Romeonoun

    A man who has married without the consent of his parents-in-law.

  6. Romeonoun

    The letter R in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

Wikipedia

  1. Romeo

    Romeo Montague (Italian: Romeo Montecchi) is the male protagonist of William Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet. The son of Lord Montague and his wife, Lady Montague, he secretly loves and marries Juliet, a member of the rival House of Capulet, through a priest named Friar Laurence. Forced into exile after slaying Juliet's cousin, Tybalt, in a duel, Romeo commits suicide upon hearing falsely of Juliet's death. The character's origins can be traced as far back as Pyramus, who appears in Ovid's Metamorphoses, but the first modern incarnation of Romeo is Mariotto in the 33rd of Masuccio Salernitano's Il Novellino (1476). This story was reworked in 1524 by Luigi da Porto as Giulietta e Romeo (published posthumously in 1531). Da Porto named the character Romeo Montecchi and his storyline is near-identical to Shakespeare's adaptation. Since no 16th-century direct English translation of Giulietta e Romeo is known, Shakespeare's main source is thought to be Arthur Brooke's English verse translation of a French translation of a 1554 adaptation by Matteo Bandello. Although both Salernitano and da Porto claimed that their stories had historical basis, there is little evidence that this is the case. Romeo, an only child like Juliet, is one of the most important characters of the play, and has a consistent presence throughout it. His role as an idealistic lover has led the word "Romeo" to become a synonym for a passionate male lover in various languages. Although often treated as such, it is not clear that "Montague" is a surname in the modern sense.

ChatGPT

  1. romeo

    A Romeo is a term often used to describe a man who is romantically inclined or a passionate lover. It originates from Shakespeare's tragic play, "Romeo and Juliet", in which Romeo is the male protagonist who falls intensely in love with Juliet.

Wikidata

  1. Romeo

    Romeo is a village in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,596 at the 2010 census. The village is situated at the southeast corner of Bruce Township, with a portion extending south into Washington Township. Armada Township is adjacent to the east and Ray Township to the southeast. Romeo is located on the rural-urban fringe of the Detroit metropolitan area, and many of its residents commute to jobs closer to the city. Romeo is known for its Peach Festival, which takes place every year during Labor Day Weekend. This event dates back to 1931 and includes a car show, floral parade, craft show, and many other downtown events. Tillson Street is known for its elaborate Halloween decorations. Thousands trick-or-treat Tillson Street every Halloween to see the homeowners one of a kind Halloween stages. On February 14 of each year, the village of Romeo offers a special dual postmark with the community of Juliette, Georgia. This tradition began in 1994, as a nod to the William Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet.

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Who Was Who?

  1. Romeo

    Juliet's best fellow who learned that his road to true love ended in a cemetery.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ROMEO

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Romeo is ranked #4108 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Romeo surname appeared 8,636 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Romeo.

    83% or 7,168 total occurrences were White.
    7.6% or 659 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    6.4% or 553 total occurrences were Black.
    1.5% or 136 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.1% or 103 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.2% or 17 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Anagrams for Romeo »

  1. mooer

  2. Moore

  3. Mooré

  4. roome

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Romeo in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Romeo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Romeo in a Sentence

  1. Tidjane Thiam:

    A few months ago, I had asked Lara Warner, Peter Goerke and Romeo Cerutti to review our global approach to the handling of claims of sexual harassment at Credit Suisse, having concluded their review, they have made clear recommendations which we will be implementing with immediate effect.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo Deny thy father, and refuse thy name...

  3. William Shakespeare:

    O Romeo, Romeo wherefore art thou Romeo

  4. Edith Eva Eger:

    I was so scared, i closed my eyes, and I pretended that the music was Tchaikovsky, and I was dancing 'Romeo and Juliet' in the Budapest opera house.

  5. Arndt Ellinghorst:

    If Maserati serves as a template for FCA's rejuvenation efforts at Alfa Romeo it is worth noting that Maserati's own renaissance seems to have run out of steam after just 24 months.

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