Roeske Family History

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Roeske Name Meaning

German (also Röske): from a pet form of Rose.

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

Similar surnames: Roske, Roelke, Roebke, Roepke, Remke, Raske, Proske, Jeske, Noelke

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Roeske Family Origin

Where is the Roeske family from?

Roeske Family Occupations

What did your Roeske ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roeske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Roeske's were Farmers. Farmer, At Car Factory and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roeske. A less common occupation for the Roeske family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • At Car Factory

  • Farming

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Roeske Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roeske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roeske 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 619 immigration records available for the last name Roeske. 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 815 military records available for the last name Roeske. For the veterans among your Roeske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roeske Life Expectancy

What is the average Roeske lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Roeske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roeske in 1948 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roeske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roeske 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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