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Roeger Family History

Roeger Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the personal name Rödiger, Low German form of Rüdiger (see Rudiger). habitational name of Slavic origin from Roga, Pomerania. Low German form of Rueger 2.

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


Similar surnames: Rieger, Roemer, Roger, Roeber, Roegner, Rueger, Troeger, Reker, Regen

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Where is the Roeger family from?

You can see how Roeger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roeger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Roeger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Roeger families living in Indiana. This was about 68% of all the recorded Roeger's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Roeger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roeger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roeger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Roeger. 12% of Roeger men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Roeger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roeger were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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
    12%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Mender
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roeger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roeger 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 506 immigration records available for the last name Roeger. 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 326 military records available for the last name Roeger. For the veterans among your Roeger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roeger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Roeger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Roeger in 1963 was 72, and 88 in 2003.

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