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Roegner Name Meaning

occupational name from Middle High German rokkener ‘baker of rye bread’ (from Middle High German rogge, rocke ‘rye’). habitational name for someone from Rögen near Coburg. possibly also a nickname from Middle High German rogener ‘female fish’.

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


Similar surnames: Roeger, Wiegner, Regner, Reger, Troeger, Redner, Hegner, Gegner

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Where is the Roegner family from?

You can see how Roegner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roegner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Roegner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Roegner families living in Ohio. This was about 23% of all the recorded Roegner's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Roegner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roegner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roegner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Roegner. 30% of Roegner men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Roegner women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    17%
  • Machinist
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roegner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roegner 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Roegner. 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 255 military records available for the last name Roegner. For the veterans among your Roegner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roegner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roegner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roegner in 1963 was 71, and 87 in 2004.

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