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Multiple Origins for the Surname Roman



The distinguished surname Roman is of Spanish origin, and is derived from the forename of the father of the original bearer. In this case, the name is derived from the Latin first name "Romanus," which became "Roman" in Spanish. Thus, the surname Roman would simply have identified the original bearer as a "son of Roman."

Roman Early Origins



The surname Roman was first found in the region of Castile, near the city of Toledo. Records also show that there was a strong early presence of the surname Roman in Madrid and Seville.

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Roman Spelling Variations


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Roman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Roma, Román, Romáña, Romay, Romaz and others.

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Roman Early History


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Roman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roman research. Another 333 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1606 and 1624 are included under the topic Early Roman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Roman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Roman 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 were:

Roman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Susan Roman, who arrived in Maryland in 1671

Roman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Romain Roman, aged 26, arrived in Louisiana in 1719

Roman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Miguel Roman, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1804
  • Lorenzo Roman, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1813
  • Martin Roman, who landed in America in 1813
  • Batiste Roman, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1813
  • Pero Roman, who landed in America in 1827
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Roman Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Adam Roman, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • John Roman, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750

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Contemporary Notables of the name Roman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Roman (post 1700)



  • Twyla Roman, American Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives
  • Brian P. Roman, American astronomer
  • Antonio Román (b. 1911), Spanish film director
  • Dan Mihai Roman (b. 1985), Romanian football striker
  • Marcel Nicolás Román (b. 1988), Uruguayan footballer
  • Raúl Basilio Román (b. 1977), Paraguayan football striker
  • Mihai Roman (b. 1984), Romanian footballer
  • Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758), Swedish composer

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Roman Historic Events


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Roman Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Petra Roman (1884-1914), Romanian Third Class Passenger from Temesvár, Romania who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

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Suggested Readings for the name Roman


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Suggested Readings for the name Roman



  • Pioneer Families by Becky Hardin.

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Roman Family Crest Products


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Roman Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    4. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Roman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Roman 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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