Roche Name Meaning

Irish (of Norman origin): see Roache. This is the name of various important families in Munster (counties Cork, Wexford, and Limerick). French: topographic name for someone who lived by a rocky outcrop or crag, Old French roche. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name, Rocco, based on hrok, of uncertain origin, or hrod ‘renown’.

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

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Roche Family Origin

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Roche Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roche. The most common Roche occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Roche's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roche family was Carpenter.

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Roche Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Roche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Roche in 1941 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roche

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