Rodden Family History

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Rodden Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, and English: variant of Roden. Altered spelling of German Roden.

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

Similar surnames: Roaden, Godden, Roddey, Roden, Jorden, Rudder, Rudden, Boden, Bodden

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Rodden Family Origin

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Rodden Family Occupations

What did your Rodden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rodden. The most common Rodden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Rodden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rodden family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Rodden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Rodden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodden 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Rodden. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rodden. For the veterans among your Rodden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rodden Life Expectancy

What is the average Rodden lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rodden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rodden in 1959 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rodden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rodden 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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