Roady Family History

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Roady Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Rode.

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

Similar surnames: Rody, Rady, Cady, Rudy, Roads, Broudy, Coady, Rodd, Rohde, Frady

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Roady Family Origin

Where is the Roady family from?

Roady Family Occupations

What did your Roady ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roady occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Roady's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roady. A less common occupation for the Roady family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Coal Miner

  • Farming


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

Roady Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Roady. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roady 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 230 immigration records available for the last name Roady. 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 728 military records available for the last name Roady. For the veterans among your Roady ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roady Life Expectancy

What is the average Roady lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Roady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Roady in 1958 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roady

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roady 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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