Romeo Family History

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Romeo Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Romeo, which derives ultimately from the classical Greek adjective rhomaios (modern Greek romeos), originally denoting someone from the eastern Roman Empire, i.e. Byzantium, later someone from Rome itself, in particular someone who had been on a pilgrimage there, and finally someone who had made any pilgrimage, i.e. a pilgrim; from this last sense arose the personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Romer, Rome, Romeu, Romero, Tomeo, Rom, Tome, Rodio, Romes, Domes

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Romeo Family Origin

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Romeo Family Occupations

What did your Romeo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Romeo occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Romeo's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Romeo. A less common occupation for the Romeo family was Farm Hand.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Miner

    12%
  • Farm Hand

    6%

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

Romeo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Romeo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Romeo 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Romeo. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Romeo. For the veterans among your Romeo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Romeo Life Expectancy

What is the average Romeo lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Romeo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Romeo in 1945 was 70, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Romeo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Romeo 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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