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Roa Family History

Roa Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from Roa in Burgos province.

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

69,086 Historical Documents with Roa on Ancestry.com
50,030 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,229 Military Records
2,232 Immigration Records
8,211 Census and Voter Lists
3,384 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Roa Families

  • Number of Roa families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Roa families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Roa families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Roa census records

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Roa Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Roa families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Roa Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Roa families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Roa

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Roa Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Roa census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Roa ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Roa

Did the Roas fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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