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Romney Family History

Romney Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Kent, so called from an obscure first element, rumen, + Old English ea ‘river’ (see Rye).

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

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Name Distribution of Romney Families

  • Number of Romney families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Romney families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Romney families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Romney Family Origin

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Romney Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Romney

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Romney Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Romney Civil War Service Records

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