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Rodia Family History

Rodia Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Rodia, a locality in Messina, Sicily. Greek (Rodias): from rodia ‘pomegranate tree’, an occupational name for someone who grew pomegranates or lived by a prominent pomegranate tree.

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


Similar surnames: Rodis, Rodi, Roda, Rodio, Rosa, Badia, Rokita, Rovira, Rod, Rudi

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Where is the Rodia family from?

You can see how Rodia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rodia family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rodia families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Rodia family living in Iowa. This was 100% of all the recorded Rodia's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Rodia families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rodia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rodia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rodia. 40% of Rodia men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Rodia women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rodia were Carpenter and Typist.

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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
    40%
  • New Worker
    20%
  • Barber
    20%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Typist
    50%
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Census Records

There are 969 census records available for the last name Rodia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodia census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 419 immigration records available for the last name Rodia. 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 217 military records available for the last name Rodia. For the veterans among your Rodia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rodia lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rodia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rodia in 1963 was 78, and 71 in 2004.

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