Thursday, May 12, 2011

Origin of the surname ROMERO


Definition: A pilgrim, one who visits a shrine. This nickname was originally applied to travelers from the western (Roman) empire who had to pass through the eastern (Byzantine) empire on their way to the holy land. According to the Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latino-Americano, the Romero surname originated principally in the Spanish areas of Galicia, Aragón, Valencia, Catalonia, Andalusia and Castile. Romarin is a French version of this surname, while Romer is the German variation.

My DNA Test Results

Y-DNA Results

R1b1a2a1a1b4 (L21+ celtic origins)

mtDNA Results

Haplogroup - A

HVR1 differences from CRS

16111T 16223T 16290T 16319A 16335G


Anonymous said...

Can you explain what these DNA results mean, Mr Romarin?

Ed Romero said...

The results I posted are my personal results. I posted them in the hope of finding genealogical family connections.
For help interpreting DNA results you can visit