Roads Family History

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Roads Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rhodes.

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

Similar surnames: Rhoads, Roades, Rhoades, Rodd, Rans, Bolds, Cords, Roan, Reams, Rhoad

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Roads Family Origin

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Roads Family Occupations

What did your Roads ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roads occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Roads's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roads family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roads.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Roads Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Roads. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roads 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 582 immigration records available for the last name Roads. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Roads. For the veterans among your Roads ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roads Life Expectancy

What is the average Roads lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Roads life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Roads in 1962 was 81, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roads 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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