Rome Name Meaning

French and English: habitational name for someone from Rome or a nickname for someone who had some connection with Rome, in particular having been there on a pilgrimage.

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


Similar surnames: Rose, Rode, Romeo, Roe, Rom, Romer, Frome, Rowe, Roma, Dome

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Rome Family Origin

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Rome Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rome. A less common occupation for the Rome family was Keeping House. The most common Rome occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Rome's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Rome | Data not to scale

Rome Historical Records

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Rome Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Rome life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rome in 1945 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rome

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