Romero Family History

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Romero Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname from romero ‘pilgrim’, originally ‘pilgrim to Rome’ (see Romeo).

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

Similar surnames: Romeo, Romer, Rogero, Romeu, Romano, Somero, Romo, Rome, Gamero

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Romero Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Romero name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Romero Family Origin

Where is the Romero family from?

Romero Family Occupations

What did your Romero ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Romero occupation in the USA was Laborer. 36% of Romero's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Romero family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Romero.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Romero Historical Records

What Romero family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 208,000 census records available for the last name Romero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Romero 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 59,000 immigration records available for the last name Romero. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Romero. For the veterans among your Romero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Romero Life Expectancy

What is the average Romero lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Romero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Romero in 1941 was 25, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Romero

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Romero 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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