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Rodich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Serbian and Croatian Rodić: patronymic from a short form of a Slavic compound personal name based on the element rod ‘family relatives’ e.g. Rodoslav. Americanized form of Slovenian Rodič: surname probably related to (or derived from) Rode . Alternatively it may be of the same origin as the Serbian and Croatian name above. German: perhaps a variant of Rohdich from a personal name based on ancient Germanic hrōd ‘renown victory’.

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


Similar surnames: Radich, Rosich, Rozich, Rudich, Polich, Roch, Redick, Bobich, Kolich

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Where is the Rodich family from?

You can see how Rodich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rodich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Rodich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Rodich families living in Illinois. This was about 67% of all the recorded Rodich's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Rodich families in 1880.
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What did your Rodich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rodich. 47% of Rodich men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Rodich women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rodich were Barber and Laundress (a). .

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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
    47%
  • Miner
    17%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Barber
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Laundress (a)
    50%
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Census Records

There are 832 census records available for the last name Rodich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodich 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 235 immigration records available for the last name Rodich. 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 401 military records available for the last name Rodich. For the veterans among your Rodich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rodich lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rodich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rodich in 1960 was 44, and 86 in 2004.

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