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Roehrig Family History

Roehrig Name Meaning
topographic name from Middle High German rorach, rœrach ‘reed bed’, or a habitational name from any of four places named with this word.from a Germanic personal name, Hrodric, from hrod ‘renown’, ‘victory’.

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

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12,439 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,283 Military Records
640 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Roehrig Families

  • Number of Roehrig families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Roehrig families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Roehrig last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Roehrig Family Origin

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Roehrig Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Roehrig

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Roehrig Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Roehrig census records

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Roehrig Civil War Service Records

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