Roblyer Family History

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Roblyer Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the North German derogatory nickname Robelierer, denoting a ruffian who bragged about his strength, probably from Dutch rabbeln ‘to chatter’ + the French suffix -ierer.

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

Similar surnames: Dobler, Roble, Tobler, Cobler, Roller, Roever, Holter, Robl, Roger

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Roblyer Family Origin

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Roblyer Family Occupations

What did your Roblyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roblyer. A less common occupation for the Roblyer family was Keeps House. The most common Roblyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Roblyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Farming

  • Keeps House


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Roblyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roblyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roblyer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Roblyer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Roblyer. For the veterans among your Roblyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roblyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Roblyer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Roblyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roblyer in 1961 was 49, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roblyer

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