Romine Family History

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Romine Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of French Romain, from a personal name (feminine Romaine) meaning ‘Roman’ (Latin Romanus), which was borne by two martyrs and a 7th century bishop of Rouen. The surname has been long established in French-speaking Belgium and England (also written Romayn(e)), whence it may also have been brought to the U.S.

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

Similar surnames: Domine, Domino, Romaine, Nodine, Rolin, Romans, Romanek, Momin, Rosin

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Romine Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Romine name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Romine. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Romine Family Origin

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Romine Family Occupations

What did your Romine ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Romine occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Romine's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Romine. A less common occupation for the Romine family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Romine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Romine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Romine 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 753 immigration records available for the last name Romine. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Romine. For the veterans among your Romine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Romine Life Expectancy

What is the average Romine lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Romine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Romine in 1947 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Romine 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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