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Where did the Spanish Romero family come from? What is the Spanish Romero family crest and coat of arms? When did the Romero family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Romero family history?From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Romero family. Originally, the Spanish people were known only by a single name. The process by which hereditary surnames were adopted in Spain is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The name Romero is a nickname type of surname for a Roman or an Italian. The name was originally derived from the Latin word Romaeus and the Greek word Romaios, which mean Roman.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Romero, Romera, Romeros, Romeu and others.
First found in Aragon, one of the medieval Christian kingdoms of northern Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Romero research. Another 509 words(36 lines of text) covering the years 1137, 1148, 1170, 1229, 1238, 1239, 1282, and 1469 are included under the topic Early Romero History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 55 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Romero Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Romero Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Romero Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Romero 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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