The surname Romine was first found in Peeblesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Pùballan), 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.
Early History of the Romine family
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Romine Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Roman, Romain, Romaigne, Romayne, Romanis, Romany, Rommanes, Romanes, Romayn and many more.
Early Notables of the Romine family (pre 1700)
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William Roger Romine, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 2008; Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates 6th District; Elected 2010, 2012 
Phyllis C. Romine, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates 13th District, 1984 
John Romine, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1932 
Gerald Romine, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1972 
Gary Romine, American Republican politician, Member of Missouri State Senate 3rd District; Elected 2012 
C. E. Romine Jr., American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Cabell County, 1969-74; Defeated, 1974