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The Romanoff 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. Romanoff, or any variants of this name ending in "ov/ev" were Patronymic surnames created by adding the suffix to the personal name.

Romanoff Early Origins



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

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Romanoff Spelling Variations


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Romanoff Spelling Variations



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

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Romanoff Early History


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Romanoff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Romanoff research. Another 507 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1613, 1918, 1543, 1613, 1629, 1689, 1725, 1666, 1750, 1722, 1203, 1269, 1207, 1211, 1221, 1231, 1231, 1269, 1586 and 1563 are included under the topic Early Romanoff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Romanoff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Romanoff Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Romanoff 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: 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Romanoff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Romanoff (post 1700)



  • Andrew Romanoff, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2000

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Romanoff Family Crest Products


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Romanoff Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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    The Romanoff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Romanoff 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 20 October 2015 at 11:46.

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