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American Roma Surnames

A public forum open to those interested in their Romani ancestry, especially as reflected in DNA testing results, moderated by Shari.

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D J Thornton
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American Roma Surnames

Postby D J Thornton » Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:59 am

Well, I didn't know wher to find my Roma but according to this list, which also contains Melungeon surnames I have many, some of which are my hardest to research from my fathers families, though a few go into my maternal grandmothers,
Adams, James,Green, , Johnson, Cox, Pierce, father. GM Cox, Turner, Jones,Adams, Taylor, Williams, Stanley, Lee, Brown (GF)
I actually have a whole line of my fathers mother maiden name Lovett, I don't have anything, it's an adopted line maybe.

These are names of Roma known to us to have been, or presently, living in the USA

Adams, Ayres, Baker, Ball, Barnes, Barney, Bartlett, Bath, Beaney, Beckett, Birch, Bimbo, Black, Blackman, Bland, Boswell, Bowers, Brazil, Brewer,  Buckland, Buckley, Bufford, Bull, Burton, Bushnell, Butler, Camfield, Carey, Carrington, Castle, Chapman, Clark, Cole/Coles, Collins, Coneley, Cooley, Cooper, Cox, Cripps, Crocker, Crutcher/Croucher/Kircher, Curtis, Davis/Davies, Dawes,  Deacon/Deakins, Dixon, Doe, Draper, Duckett, Eastwood, Elliot, Essex, Faa, Frankham,  Giles, Golby, Green, Gregory, Griggs, Gritt, Groves, Gulumba, Guy, Hall, Harfield,  Harris, Harrison, Hearn, Heron, Herron,  Hibberd, Hicks, Hughes, Isaacs, James, Jeffs, Jeffery, Joles,  Johnson, Jones, Keet, Kempster, King, Kircher, Lakey, Lamb, Lambert, Lane, Lee, Light, Lovell, Loveridge, Marks, Matthews, Miller, Mills, Mitchell, Mustow, Newland, Odam, Orchard, Page, Pannell, Parker, Pateman, Penfold/Pinfold, Peters, Pidgley, Pierce,  Pike, Proudley, Rawlings/Rollins, Ray, Roberts, Rose, Rowell, Rowland/Rowlands, Sanders/Saunders, Scamp, Scott, Sharkey, Sheen, Sherred/Sherrard, Sherwood, Sines, Stanley, Smith, Small,  Stevens/Stephens,  Stokes, Stratton, Tanner, Taylor,  Tene (Tenne), Thompson, Turner, Vincent, Wells, Wenman,  Western, Wheeler, White, Whorton,  Willett, Williams, Willis, Wood, Yancer, Young, Ziko.

Ash,. Welsh Rom

American Vlax Rom are: Miller, Costello, Marks, Eli, Evans, Kaslov, Stevens, Tennis, Wanko, DelMaro, Williams, Nichols, Nicola ,Uwanowich, Adams, and Bimbo.

Romanian Gypsies: Jones, Stevens, Nichols, Lucas, Westerns, Georges, Morgans, Gilks, Stanleys

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Re: American Roma Surnames

Postby Shari » Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:00 pm

Thanks for this, D.J. Here is another website containing surnames (UK). Many of the names are duplicates of those in the list you've found.

- http://website.lineone.net/~rtfhs/journal.html

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