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Roman Names A Roman belonged to a clan which was made up of many families. A freeborn citizen had 3 names: Praenomen : like a first name Nomen : name of the clan or family Cognomen : family name that shows which branch of the family Thus, a full name would look like: Gaius Julius Caesar.

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Roman Names

A Roman belonged to a clan which was made up of many families. A freeborn citizen had 3 names:

Praenomen: like a first name

Nomen: name of the clan or family

Cognomen: family name that shows which branch of the family

Thus, a full name would look like:

Gaius Julius Caesar

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An extra name was sometimes given to a citizen in order to show a great achievement.

e.g. Scipio was called Africanus in honor of his victories in Africa.

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A few common Roman Names

Boys:

Julius Quintus Septimius Brutus Marcus Claudius Octavian Cassius CaeciliusLucius Tiberius Titus

Girls:

Julia Clodia Octavia FlaviaLepidinaMetellaHortensiaLivia AureliaSulpicia Cornelia Calpurnia