Roddey Family History

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Roddey Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Roddy or of German Rode.

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

Similar surnames: Rodden, Rodkey, Rudder, Ridley, Roady, Roaden, Rodd, Boddy, Rousey

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Roddey Family Origin

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Roddey Family Occupations

What did your Roddey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roddey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Roddey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roddey family was Cook. Farmer, Laborer and Baker & Cook At Asylim were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roddey.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baker & Cook At Asylim

  • Cook


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

Roddey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Roddey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roddey 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 203 immigration records available for the last name Roddey. 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 Roddey. For the veterans among your Roddey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roddey Life Expectancy

What is the average Roddey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Roddey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Roddey in 1944 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roddey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roddey 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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