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Where did the Italian Romo family come from? What is the Italian Romo family crest and coat of arms? When did the Romo family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Romo 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 Romo 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, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) 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 Romo research. Another 113 words(8 lines of text) covering the years 1484, 1490, 1546, 1654 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Romo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 223 words(16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Romo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the name Romo or a variant listed above:
Romo Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Romo Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Romo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Romo 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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