Roake Family History

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Roake Name Meaning

English: variant of Rock 2.

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

Similar surnames: Rocke, Rooke, Moake, Rocks, Rock, Roane, Rake, Rolfe, Royse, Rolle

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Roake Family Origin

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Roake Family Occupations

What did your Roake ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Roake's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roake. A less common occupation for the Roake family was ... Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Laborer

  • ... Maker


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

Roake Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Roake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roake 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 738 immigration records available for the last name Roake. 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 837 military records available for the last name Roake. For the veterans among your Roake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roake Life Expectancy

What is the average Roake lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Roake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Roake in 1964 was 88, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roake 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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