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Roeser Family History

Roeser Name Meaning

German (Röser): see Roser 3 and

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

Similar surnames: Roesler, Roser, Roeber, Roemer, Roeger, Roger, Rieser, Oeser, Rieber

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Where is the Roeser family from?

You can see how Roeser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roeser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Roeser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Roeser families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Roeser's in USA. New York had the highest population of Roeser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roeser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roeser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Roeser. 16% of Roeser men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Roeser women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roeser were Machinist and Housewife. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housework
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Roeser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roeser 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Roeser. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Roeser. For the veterans among your Roeser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roeser lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Roeser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Roeser in 1950 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

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