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Romani Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Romano. Catalan (Romaní): nickname from romaní, which is either from Arabic romani ‘Christian’ or Catalan romaní ‘rosemary’. Catalan (Romaní): in some cases, possibly a habitational name from a place called Romaní in El Penedès, Barcelona province.

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


Similar surnames: Romano, Roman, Romans, Romanski, Romanik, Roma, Tomasi, Rosman, Rohan

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Romani Family Origin

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Romani Family Occupations

What did your Romani ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Plaster Figure Maker and Traveller were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Romani. The most common Romani occupation in the UK was Plaster Figure Maker. 50% of Romani's were Plaster Figure Makers.

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  • Plaster Figure Maker

    50%
  • Traveller

    50%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Romani ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Romani Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Romani ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Romani Life Expectancy

What is the average Romani lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Romani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Romani in 1953 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Romani ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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