Roa Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Roa in Burgos province.

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


Similar surnames: Rua, Rota, Roza, Rosa, Roan, Roca, Roma, Rod, Roda, Roe

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Roa Family Origin

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Roa Family Occupations

What did your Roa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roa occupation in the USA was Bar Keeper. 14% of Roa's were Bar Keepers. A less common occupation for the Roa family was Cigar Maker. Bar Keeper, Cabinet Maker and Cabinetmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roa.

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  • Bar Keeper

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    14%
  • Cabinetmaker

    14%
  • Cigar Maker

    14%

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Roa Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roa Life Expectancy

What is the average Roa lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Roa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Roa in 1942 was 53, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roa 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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