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Roers Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name from Dutch roer, Middle Dutch ro(e)der, rueder ‘gauger of wine casks’. North German (Röers): variant of Röder (see Roder 1).

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

Similar surnames: Roehrs, Broers, Moers, Joers, Goers, Boers, Rohrs, Roes, Rakers

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Roers Family Origin

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Roers Family Occupations

What did your Roers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roers family was Works In Brewery. Farmer, Hammer Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roers. The most common Roers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Roers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Hammer Maker

  • Laborer

  • Works In Brewery


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

Roers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roers 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 203 immigration records available for the last name Roers. 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 321 military records available for the last name Roers. For the veterans among your Roers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roers Life Expectancy

What is the average Roers lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Roers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Roers in 1965 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roers ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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