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

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

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  • Bar Keeper

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    14%
  • Cabinetmaker

    14%
  • Cigar Maker

    14%

In 1880, Bar Keeper, Cabinet Maker and Cabinetmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roa. 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.

Source: Census data for Roa | Data not to scale

Roa Historical Records

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Roa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roa

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