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Roo Family History

Roo Name Meaning

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

46,817 Historical Documents with Roo on Ancestry.com
16,540 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,612 Military Records
1,400 Immigration Records
4,983 Census and Voter Lists
19,282 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Roo Families

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

Roo census records

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Roo 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 Roo families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Roo Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Roo 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 Roo

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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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Roo Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Roo census records

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

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

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Military Service by Roo

Did the Roos 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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