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Romaine Early Origins



The surname Romaine was first found in Peeblesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Płballan), 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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Romaine Spelling Variations


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Romaine 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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Romaine Early History


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Romaine Early History



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

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Romaine Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Romaine Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Romaine Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe to the New World. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, to Maine, to Florida, and to the Leeward islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Romaine (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Romaine (post 1700)



  • Samuel B. Romaine, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County, 1816-17, 1818-22; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1822
  • J. W. Romaine, American politician, Mayor of Bellingham, Washington, 1904-05
  • Isaac Romaine, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Hudson County, 1885
  • Henry C. Romaine, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1909, 1917, 1918
  • Edward P. Romaine, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1988, 1992

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Romaine Historic Events


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Romaine Historic Events




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Romaine Family Crest Products


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Romaine Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    3. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
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    The Romaine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Romaine 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.

    This page was last modified on 12 January 2016 at 14:06.

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