1734-1802; Eng. painter
A large hornless sheep of a breed developed in England, raised for its meat and long wool and valued for its ability to thrive in damp pastures.
Origin of RomneyAfter the Romney Marsh a wetland area of Kent where the breed was developed
- A surname.
From a name of a village in Kent (see Old Romney), a compound of an unknown first element rumen and Old English Ä“a (“river").