Rhoad Family History

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Rhoad Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rhode.

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

Similar surnames: Rhoads, Rhead, Roan, Rhea, Rhone, Rhode, Rhoades, Shead, Hoag, Choat

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Rhoad Family Origin

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Rhoad Family Occupations

What did your Rhoad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rhoad family was Keeping House. The most common Rhoad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Rhoad's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhoad.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rhoad ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rhoad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rhoad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhoad census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rhoad. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rhoad. For the veterans among your Rhoad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhoad Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhoad lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rhoad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Rhoad in 1951 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhoad ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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