Romeo Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Romeo, which derives ultimately from the classical Greek adjective rhomaios (modern Greek romeos), originally denoting someone from the eastern Roman Empire, i.e. Byzantium, later someone from Rome itself, in particular someone who had been on a pilgrimage there, and finally someone who had made any pilgrimage, i.e. a pilgrim; from this last sense arose the personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Romer, Rome, Romeu, Romero, Tomeo, Rom, Tome, Rodio, Romes, Domes

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Romeo Family Origin

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Romeo Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    67%
  • Labourer

    33%

In 1881, the most common Romeo occupation in Canada was Servant. 67% of Romeo's were Servants. Servant and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Romeo.

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Romeo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Romeo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Romeo in 1945 was 70, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Romeo

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