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Romney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent, so called from an obscure first element, rumen, + Old English ea ‘river’ (see Rye).

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


Similar surnames: Rodney, Rumsey, Bromley, Olney, Corney, Gosney, Comley, Rogne, Dolney

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Romney Family Origin

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Romney Family Occupations

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  • Joiner

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    5%
  • Carpenter & Crickett Bat Mkr

    5%

In 1881, the most common Romney occupation in the UK was Joiner. 10% of Romney's were Joiners. A less common occupation for the Romney family was Carpenter & Crickett Bat Mkr. Joiner, Baker and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Romney.

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Romney Historical Records

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Romney Life Expectancy

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Famous Romney Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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