Roes Family History

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Roes Name Meaning

habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a rose, Middle Dutch roose. from the female personal name Rosa.

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

Similar surnames: Roos, Ross, Moes, Rokes, Croes, Ries, Roen, Goes, Roese, Roe

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Roes Family Origin

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Roes Family Occupations

What did your Roes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Roes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roes family was Retail Grocer. Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roes.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer

  • Retail Grocer


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

Roes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Roes. 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 Roes. For the veterans among your Roes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roes Life Expectancy

What is the average Roes lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Roes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Roes in 1949 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roes 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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