Rodkey Family History

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Rodkey Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Radke.

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

Similar surnames: Poskey, Rongey, Roddey, Broskey, Rickey, Yockey, Roden, Godsey

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Rodkey Family Origin

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Rodkey Family Occupations

What did your Rodkey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rodkey. A less common occupation for the Rodkey family was Labourer. The most common Rodkey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Rodkey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Labourer


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

Rodkey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rodkey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodkeycensus 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 196 immigration records available for the last name Rodkey. 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 701 military records available for the last name Rodkey. For the veterans among your Rodkey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rodkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Rodkey lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rodkey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rodkey in 1950 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rodkey 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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