Roades Family History

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Roades Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rhodes.

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

Similar surnames: Rhoades, Roads, Rodes, Rhoads, Hodes, Reaves, Reade, Rhodes, Rodden

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Roades Family Origin

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Roades Family Occupations

What did your Roades ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roades. The most common Roades occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Roades's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roades family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Roades Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Roades. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roades 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 266 immigration records available for the last name Roades. 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 628 military records available for the last name Roades. For the veterans among your Roades ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roades Life Expectancy

What is the average Roades lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Roades life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Roades in 1958 was 40, and 83 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roades 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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