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Rodis Name Meaning

Greek: from rodi ‘pomegranate’, classical Greek rhoidion, diminutive of rhoia, hence an occupational name for someone who grew or sold pomegranates. Greek: alternatively, a nickname from the Greek dialect word rodo ‘rose’ (classical Greek rhodon). Galician (Rodís): habitational name from any of the places in Galicia called Rodis, in the provinces of Lugo, Pontevedra, and A Coruña.

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


Similar surnames: Rodas, Rodia, Rodi, Rodio, Rodes, Rokos, Rosas, Roda, Loris, Rudi

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Where is the Rodis family from?

You can see how Rodis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rodis family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rodis families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Rodis family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rodis's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Rodis families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rodis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rodis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rodis. 36% of Rodis men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Rodis women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rodis were Cook and Saleswoman.

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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
    36%
  • Proprietor
    29%
  • Salesman
    22%
  • Cook
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    60%
  • Saleswoman
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rodis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodis 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 349 immigration records available for the last name Rodis. 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 180 military records available for the last name Rodis. For the veterans among your Rodis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rodis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rodis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rodis in 1962 was 73, and 80 in 2004.

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