Rhoades Family History

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Rhoades Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rhodes.

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


Similar surnames: Rhoads, Roades, Rhodes, Rhode, Roads, Rodes, Hodes, Rhoad, Rhodus

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Rhoades Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rhoades name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rhoades. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    53%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

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Rhoades Family Origin

Where is the Rhoades family from?

Rhoades Family Occupations

What did your Rhoades ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Rhoades Historical Records

What Rhoades family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 68,000 census records available for the last name Rhoades. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhoades 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Rhoades. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Rhoades. For the veterans among your Rhoades ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhoades Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhoades lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Rhoades life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rhoades in 1946 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhoades

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhoades 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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