This name generator will generate 10 random ancient Roman names.
Roman civilization was one of the longest lasting civilizations in history, lasting from the 8th century BC to the 5th century AD. Much of its culture is still alive today in some form, as it has altered many parts of life including architecture, government and law, art, literature, warfare, and language.
As far as names go, they differ quite a bit from naming conventions today. Men received three names: a praenomen (given name), nomen (clan name) and cognomen (family name).
Women were named after their father's nomen (clan name), but in the feminine form, and either their father's or husband's cognomen in the feminine form.
To start, simply click on the button to generate 10 random names. Don't like the names? Simply click again to get 10 new random names.
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