Roels Name Meaning

Dutch and Flemish: patronymic from a short form of the Germanic personal names Roeland (see Roland) or Roelof (see Roelofs).

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

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Roels Family Origin

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Roels Family Occupations

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  • Furnace Man

    100%

In 1880, the most common Roels occupation in the USA was Furnace Man. 100% of Roels's were Furnace Mans.

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Roels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roels in 1963 was 82, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roels

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