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Romanko Name Meaning

Ukrainian and Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Roman .

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


Similar surnames: Romano, Romanik, Romanek, Kolanko, Manko, Roman, Tomasko, Marko

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Where is the Romanko family from?

You can see how Romanko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Romanko family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Romanko families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Romanko families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 46% of all the recorded Romanko's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Romanko families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Romanko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Romanko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Romanko. 47% of Romanko men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Romanko women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Romanko were Weaver and New Worker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    47%
  • New Worker
    20%
  • Labor
    12%
  • Weaver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    43%
  • Seamstress
    29%
  • New Worker
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Romanko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Romanko census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 469 immigration records available for the last name Romanko. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 208 military records available for the last name Romanko. For the veterans among your Romanko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Romanko lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Romanko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Romanko in 1963 was 73, and 100 in 2004.

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