Roat Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Roth.

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


Similar surnames: Rout, Roath, Groat, Boat, Rott, Noah, Rous, Reath, Rotan, Roam

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Roat Family Origin

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Roat Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roat family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roat. The most common Roat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Roat's were Farmers.

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Roat Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Roat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Roat in 1958 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roat

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