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Romer Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (Römer): see Roemer. English, Dutch, and German: regional or ethnic name for a Roman or more generally for an Italian. English and Dutch: nickname for a pilgrim, someone who has traveled to Rome (see Romero). German: from the Germanic personal name Hrotmar, composed of hrod ‘renown’ + mari ‘fame’.

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


Similar surnames: Roemer, Remer, Roser, Roder, Cromer, Rumer, Rohmer, Royer, Romeo

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Romer Family Origin

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Romer Family Occupations

What did your Romer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Romer family was Brush Maker. Solicitor, American Merchant and Barrister In Active Practice were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Romer. The most common Romer occupation in the UK was Solicitor. 8% of Romer's were Solicitors.

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  • Solicitor

    8%
  • American Merchant

    4%
  • Barrister In Active Practice

    4%
  • Brush Maker

    4%

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

Romer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Romer Life Expectancy

What is the average Romer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Romer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Romer in 1950 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Romer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Romer 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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