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Romain Early Origins



The surname Romain was first found in Peeblesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Pballan), former county in South-central Scotland, in the present day Scottish Borders Council Area, where they held a family seat on the English/Scottish border. They held a family seat in the old manor of Rothmaneic in the marches of Kingside. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient but turbulent no-man's land where the persecuted Many were given land by King Malcolm Canmore and later by King David of Scotland. Some were native Scots. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. The name was first recorded in Scotland in 1250. John of Romano was described 'of that ilk' in 1484suggesting the name was an ancient border clan.

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Romain Early History


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Romain Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Romain research. Another 168 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1508 is included under the topic Early Romain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Romain Spelling Variations


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Romain Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Roman, Romain, Romaigne, Romayne, Romanis, Romany, Rommanes, Romanes, Romayn and many more.

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Romain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Romain Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Romain Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Romain, aged 40, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Romain Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Romain, aged 28, who landed in Missouri in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Zytje Romain, aged 23, who landed in New York, NY in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Romain (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Romain (post 1700)



  • Armand Romain, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1908 (alternate), 1912, 1916 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jrme Romain (b. 1971), French two-time silver and bronze medalist former world-class track and field athlete

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