Roeth Family History

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Roeth Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’, as for example Rudolf.

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

Similar surnames: Roth, Roets, Noeth, Koeth, Koth, Lueth, Ruth, Goethe, Peth, Raetz

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Roeth Family Origin

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Roeth Family Occupations

What did your Roeth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, ... Grain Elevator, Bricklayer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roeth. A less common occupation for the Roeth family was Clerk In Store. The most common Roeth occupation in the USA was ... Grain Elevator. 11% of Roeth's were ... Grain Elevators.

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  • ... Grain Elevator

  • Bricklayer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Clerk In Store


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

Roeth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Roeth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roeth 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 379 immigration records available for the last name Roeth. 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 Roeth. For the veterans among your Roeth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roeth Life Expectancy

What is the average Roeth lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Roeth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Roeth in 1956 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roeth 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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