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Roebke Family History

Roebke Name Meaning

North German (Röbke): from a pet form of Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Roepke, Roelke, Roeske, Robbe, Toepke, Robe, Remke, Doepke, Noelke

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Where is the Roebke family from?

You can see how Roebke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roebke family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Roebke families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 19 Roebke families living in Ohio. This was about 51% of all the recorded Roebke's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Roebke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roebke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roebke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roebke. 30% of Roebke men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Roebke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roebke were Farming and New Worker.

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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

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farming
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • New Worker
    40%
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What Roebke family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roebke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roebke 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 251 immigration records available for the last name Roebke. 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 290 military records available for the last name Roebke. For the veterans among your Roebke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roebke lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Roebke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Roebke in 1955 was 59, and 77 in 2003.

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