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Romano Early Origins



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.

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Romano Spelling Variations


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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.

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Romano Early History


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Romano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Romano research. Another 113 words (8 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.

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Romano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Romano Early Notables (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...

Another 68 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Romano 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



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
  • Jose Vicente Romano, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • Francisco Romano, who landed in Peru in 1834
  • T B Romano, aged 36, landed in New Orleans, La in 1854
  • 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 emigrated to the United States from Cantie, in 1900
  • Carlo Romano, aged 7, who settled in America from Roiano, in 1900

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Contemporary Notables of the name Romano (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Romano (post 1700)



  • Tony Romano (b. 1988), American NHL ice hockey player
  • Robert E. Romano, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1952
  • Joseph Romano, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 2008
  • Frank R. Romano, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1970
  • Edward J. Romano Jr., American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972
  • Daniel Romano, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 2002
  • Bob Romano, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 105th District, 2002, 2006, 2008
  • Benito Romano, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1989
  • Benedict F. Romano, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980
  • Rodney Romano, American politician, Mayor of Lake Worth, Florida, 2003
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    2. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    10. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    11. ...

    The Romano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Romano 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.

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