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Where did the Italian Romani family come from? What is the Italian Romani family crest and coat of arms? When did the Romani family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Romani family history?
Surnames that originated in Italy are characterized by an enormous number of spelling variations. Some of these are derived from regional traditions and dialects. Northern names, for instance, often end in "o", while southern names tend to end in "i". Other variations come from the fact the medieval scribes tended to spell according to the sound of words, rather than any particular set of rules. The recorded variations of Romani include Romano, Romani, Romàn, Romanèlli, Romanelli, Romanello, Romanèllo, Romaniéllo, Romanéti, Romanetti, Romanini, Romanino, Romanin, Romanucci, Romanazzi, Romanatti, Romanuto and many more.
First found in Naples where Alatrino Romano became Baron of the city of Naples in 1286. An admiral bearing the name of Romano lived around the year 1316. He was promoted to this rank by King Roberto D'Angi.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Romani research. Another 113 words(8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Romani History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 199 words(14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Romani Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the name Romani or a variant listed above:
Romani Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Romani Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Romani Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Romani Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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