Romo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Romo family

The surname Romo 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 Romo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Romo research. Another 57 words (4 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 and printed products wherever possible.

Romo 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 Romo 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 Romo 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 Romo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Romo migration to the United States

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

Romo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Diego El Romo, who landed in America in 1811 [1]
  • Juan Romo, who arrived in America in 1811 [1]
  • Hernando Romo, who landed in America in 1813 [1]
  • Francisco El Romo, who arrived in America in 1827 [1]
  • Alonso Romo, who arrived in Florida in 1838 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Romo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Anders Romo, aged 64, who immigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • Baseliso Romo, aged 35, who immigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Francesco Romo, aged 42, who landed in America from Nicastro, Italy, in 1910
  • Domenico Romo, aged 4, who immigrated to America from Pesario, Italy, in 1912
  • Anna Romo, aged 25, who settled in America from Pesario, Italy, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Romo (post 1700)

  • Lawrence Romo, American senior civil servant and former United States Air Force Officer
  • Olle Romo, American music producer, songwriter and drummer
  • Vicente Romo (b. 1943), former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher
  • Sergio Francisco Romo (b. 1983), American right-handed professional baseball pitcher
  • Antonio Ramiro "Tony" Romo (b. 1980), professional American football quarterback
  • Sylvia Romo, American Democrat politician, Member of Texas State House of Representatives 125th District; Elected 1992, 1994 ; Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 35th District, 2012 [2]
  • Lawrence G. Romo, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008 [2]
  • Marcelo Romo (1941-2018), Chilean actor who appeared in more than thirty films since 1969
  • Jorge Romo Fuentes (1924-2014), Mexican football midfielder who played for Mexico in the 1954 and 1958 FIFA World Cups
  • Pedro Alejandro Romo (b. 1989), Ecuadorian football midfielder
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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
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