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Romanoff Name Meaning

Russian: alternative spelling of Romanov, a patronymic from the personal name Roman. Jewish (American): shortened form of Romanowski. Jewish (Romanov; from Belarus): habitational name from the town Romanovo, now in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Bogdanoff, Danoff, Rogoff, Rosoff, Granoff, Romano, Rubinoff

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Romanoff Family Origin

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Romanoff Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Romanoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Romanoff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

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Romanoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Romanoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Romanoff 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 Romanoff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Romanoff. For the veterans among your Romanoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Romanoff Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Romanoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Romanoff in 1955 was 39, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Romanoff 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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