Roedel Family History

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Roedel Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a scribe or registrar, from Middle High German rodel ‘list’, ‘roll’ (Latin rotula ‘scroll’). habitational name from Rödel in Saxony and Rhineland. from a pet form of a Germanic personal name, Rodilo, formed with hrod ‘fame’, ‘renown’.

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

Similar surnames: Redel, Riedel, Model, Regel, Edel, Boegel, Reder, Godel, Randel

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Roedel Family Origin

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Roedel Family Occupations

What did your Roedel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roedel family was Laborer. The most common Roedel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Roedel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roedel.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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Roedel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Roedel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roedel census 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Roedel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Roedel. For the veterans among your Roedel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roedel Life Expectancy

What is the average Roedel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Roedel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Roedel in 1956 was 66, and 84 in 2004.

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