Rodewald Family History

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Rodewald Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named near Hannover or from places named Rodenwalde in Brandenburg, Mecklenburg, and East Prussia. from a Germanic personal name, Hrodowald, formed with hrod ‘renown’, ‘victory’ + wald ‘rule’.

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

Similar surnames: Rosenwald, Seewald, Rowland, Gronewold, Rodwell, Ostwald, Howald

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Rodewald Family Origin

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Rodewald Family Occupations

What did your Rodewald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rodewald family was Barber. The most common Rodewald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Rodewald's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rodewald.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Merchant

  • Barber


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Rodewald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rodewald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodewald 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rodewald. 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 Rodewald. For the veterans among your Rodewald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rodewald Life Expectancy

What is the average Rodewald lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rodewald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Rodewald in 1947 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

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