Rhody Family History

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Rhody Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’, or a respelling of Rohde.

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

Similar surnames: Rode, Rhode, Thode, Rhoda, Rhodus, Cody, Rod, Rady, Reidy, Roddy

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Rhody Family Origin

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Rhody Family Occupations

What did your Rhody ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rhody family was Blacksmith. Laborer, Farmer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhody. The most common Rhody occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Rhody's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Miner

  • Blacksmith


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

Rhody Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rhody. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhody 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 384 immigration records available for the last name Rhody. 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 748 military records available for the last name Rhody. For the veterans among your Rhody ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhody Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhody lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rhody life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Rhody in 1953 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhody

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhody 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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