Romano History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Romano family

The surname Romano was 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.

Important Dates for the Romano family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Romano research. Another 57 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1484, 1490, 1546, 1654 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Romano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Romano Spelling Variations

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 Romano include Romano, Romani, Romàn, Romanèlli, Romanelli, Romanello, Romanèllo, Romaniéllo, Romanéti, Romanetti, Romanini, Romanino, Romanin, Romanucci, Romanazzi, Romanatti, Romanuto and many more.

Early Notables of the Romano family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Girolamo Romano, born in Brescia in 1484 whose paintings are on display today all over Europe and the United States; Giulio Romano (c. 1490-1546), a painter and architect born in Rome, who worked and studied under the famous Renaissance artist Raphael. Giulio designed a villa for Cardinal Giulio de'Medici and was a court...
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Romano Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Romano migration to the United States

Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the name Romano or a variant listed above:

Romano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Alonso Romano, who arrived in America in 1811 [1]
  • Jose Vicente Romano, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816 [1]
  • Francisco Romano, who landed in Peru in 1834 [1]
  • T B Romano, aged 36, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1854 [1]
  • Alfonso Romano, aged 38, who landed in America from Prato, Italy, in 1892
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Romano Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Antonio Romano, aged 44, who landed in America from Scella, in 1900
  • Carlo Romano, aged 17, who immigrated to the United States from Cantie, in 1900
  • Carlo Romano, aged 7, who settled in America from Roiano, in 1900

Contemporary Notables of the name Romano (post 1700)

  • John Anthony "Johnny" Romano Jr. (1934-2019), American Major League Baseball catcher for the Chicago White Sox (1958–59, 1965–66), Cleveland Indians (1960–64) and St. Louis Cardinals (1967)
  • Tony Romano (b. 1988), American NHL ice hockey player
  • Christy Carlson Romano (b. 1984), American actress
  • Ray Romano (b. 1957), Emmy Award-winning American actor and stand-up comedian
  • Robert E. Romano, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1952 [2]
  • Joseph Romano, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 2008 [2]
  • Frank R. Romano, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1970 [2]
  • Edward J. Romano Jr., American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972 [2]
  • Daniel Romano, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 2002 [2]
  • Bob Romano, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 105th District, 2002, 2006, 2008 [2]
  • ... (Another 13 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Romano family

USS Arizona
  • Mr. Simon Romano, American Officer's Cook First Class from Virginia, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [3]

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Citations

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html
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