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Roma Family History

Roma Name Meaning
Italian: habitational name from the city of Rome (Italian Roma).Catalan (Romà): from the personal name Romà (from Latin Romanus (‘from Rome’), borne by several saints).Catalan and Galician: habitational name from any of several places in Valencia and Galicia named Roma, of uncertain derivation.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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19,895 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,374 Military Records
2,866 Immigration Records
12,162 Census and Voter Lists
134,020 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Roma Families

  • Number of Roma families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Roma families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Roma last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Roma census records

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Roma Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Roma families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Roma Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Roma families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Roma

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Roma Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Roma census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Roma ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Roma Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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