The surname Romanov was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) where Alatrino Romano became
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Romanov research.Another 57 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1484, 1490, 1546, 1654 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Romanov History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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 Romanov include Romano, Romani, Romàn, Romanèlli, Romanelli, Romanello, Romanèllo, Romaniéllo, Romanéti, Romanetti, Romanini, Romanino, Romanin, Romanucci, Romanazzi, Romanatti, Romanuto and many more.
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 Romanov Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the name Romanov or a variant listed above: Domingo Romano, who came to New Orleans in 1821; Francis Romano arrived in Philadelphia in 1866; T.B. Romano arrived in New Orleans in 1854; Raphael Romano arrived in Mississippi in 1890.