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Romanov History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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The Romanov surname comes from the Russian version of the Latin given name Romanus, which was probably originally a name for someone from Rome. The name was extremely popular throughout Christian Europe, due to it being born by several early saints. Romanov, or any variants of this name ending in "ov/ev" were Patronymic surnames created by adding the suffix to the personal name.

Early Origins of the Romanov family

The surname Romanov was first found in Russia, where the name originated in early times.

Early History of the Romanov family

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Romanov Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Romanov, Rominov, Rominov, Romanoff, Romanovich, Romanychev, Romin and many more.

Early Notables of the Romanov family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Romanov family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andrew Romanovski, who arrived in Alabama in 1913; as well as a Romanow who is on record arriving in New York city in 1850 from Hamburg.

Contemporary Notables of the name Romanov (post 1700)

  • Pyotr Romanov (1918-1945), Soviet aircraft pilot and Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Boris Romanov (1889-1957), Soviet historian
  • Tsar Michael Romanov (1596-1676), Tsar of Russia
  • Grigory V Romanov (1923-2008), Soviet official, the major rival of Mikhail Gorbachev in succession battle to lead the Soviet Union upon the death of Konstantin Chernenko in 1985
  • Panteleimon Romanov (1884-1936), Russian novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist, born near Tula, Russia

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