Roehrig Family History

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Roehrig Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German rorach, rœrach ‘reed bed’, or a habitational name from any of four places named with this word. from a Germanic personal name, Hrodric, from hrod ‘renown’, ‘victory’.

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

Similar surnames: Rohr, Roehr, Rehrig, Loehr, Nehring, Rehrer, Doering, Mehring

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Roehrig Family Origin

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Roehrig Family Occupations

What did your Roehrig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roehrig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Roehrig's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roehrig. A less common occupation for the Roehrig family was Black Smith.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker

  • Black Smith


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

Roehrig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roehrig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roehrig 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 707 immigration records available for the last name Roehrig. 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 Roehrig. For the veterans among your Roehrig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roehrig Life Expectancy

What is the average Roehrig lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Roehrig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roehrig in 1955 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

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