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Rodemeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for name a tenant farmer (see Meyer) whose farm was on a piece of woodland cleared for cultivation (see Rode 3).

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


Similar surnames: Rosemeyer, Wedemeyer, Rothmeyer, Rustemeyer, Nordmeyer, Holtmeyer

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Rodemeyer Family Origin

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Rodemeyer Family Occupations

What did your Rodemeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rodemeyer family was Keeping House. The most common Rodemeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Rodemeyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Book Binder and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rodemeyer.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Book Binder

    14%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Rodemeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rodemeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Rodemeyer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rodemeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Rodemeyer in 1959 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rodemeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rodemeyer 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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