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Romney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent, so called from an obscure first element, rumen, + Old English ea ‘river’ (see Rye).

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


Similar surnames: Rodney, Rumsey, Bromley, Olney, Corney, Gosney, Comley, Rogne, Dolney

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Romney Family Origin

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Romney Family Occupations

What did your Romney ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    18%
  • Builder

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Romney Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Romney ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Romney Life Expectancy

What is the average Romney lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Romney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Romney in 1951 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Romney 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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