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Rodas Name Meaning

Catalan: Castilianized form of Rodes Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from any of the three places in Galicia Spain named Rodas (in Lugo Ourense and Pontevedra provinces) from the plural of roda ‘wheel’. Galician and Portuguese: metonymic occupational name for a wheelwright from the plural of roda ‘wheel’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rodes, Rosas, Roda, Rodis, Rozas, Rojas, Ribas, Rada, Regas, Bordas

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Where is the Rodas family from?

You can see how Rodas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rodas family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rodas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Rodas family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rodas's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Rodas families in 1840.
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What did your Rodas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rodas. 23% of Rodas men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Rodas women worked as a Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farm Operator
  • Farmer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rodas. 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 Cards

There are 168 military records available for the last name Rodas. For the veterans among your Rodas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rodas lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rodas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Rodas in 1958 was 66, and 58 in 2004.

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