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

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  • Solicitor

    8%
  • American Merchant

    4%
  • Barrister In Active Practice

    4%
  • Brush Maker

    4%

In 1881, the most common Romer occupation in the UK was Solicitor. 8% of Romer's were Solicitors. 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.

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Romer Historical Records

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Romer Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Romer

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