Rome Family History

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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

What did your Rome ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rome. 24% of Rome men worked as a General Labourer and 82% of Rome women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rome were Postman and Office Cleaner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    24%
  • Joiner
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Postman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    82%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Office Cleaner
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rome Historical Records

What Rome family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Rome. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rome 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 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Rome. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 30,000 military records available for the last name Rome. For the veterans among your Rome ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rome Life Expectancy

What is the average Rome lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rome

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rome 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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