Romans Family History

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Romans Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Dutch, German, and Catalan: patronymic from the personal name Roman.

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


Similar surnames: Roman, Omans, Romani, Romano, Roland, Rozman, Homan, Robins, Romanos

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Romans Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Romans name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Romans. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Norway

    3%

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Romans Family Origin

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Romans Family Occupations

What did your Romans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Romans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Romans's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Romans. A less common occupation for the Romans family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Romans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Romans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Romans census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Romans. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Romans. For the veterans among your Romans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Romans Life Expectancy

What is the average Romans lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Romans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Romans in 1944 was 22, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Romans 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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