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Romo Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname from romo ‘snub-nosed’, ‘foreshortened’ (of uncertain etymology, perhaps from Latin rhombus, itself a borrowing from Greek, with reference to the two obtuse angles of this figure).

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

Similar surnames: Rojo, Roma, Roso, Ramo, Romeo, Toro, Ramm, Rome, Rom, Romp

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Romo Family Origin

Where is the Romo family from?

Romo Family Occupations

What did your Romo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Romo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Romo's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Romo. A less common occupation for the Romo family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Miner


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

Romo Historical Records

What Romo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Romo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Romo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Romo

Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Romo. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Romo. For the veterans among your Romo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Romo Life Expectancy

What is the average Romo lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Romo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Romo in 1944 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Romo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Romo 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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