Surname ROMANO (2)

SOURCE: Location
USAGE: Italian

Meaning & History

Denoted a person from the city of ROME, either a resident or someone who visited as a pilgrim. In Calabria it was also used to designate a person from New Rome, a name for Constantinople.

Related Names

VARIANT: Roma
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Romà (Catalan), Romeijnders, Romijnders (Dutch), Rome (English), Rome (French), Romão (Portuguese), Romero (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Romano (1)
Entry updated July 11, 2018