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Roeth Name Meaning

German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘fame renown’ as for example Rudolf .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Roeth family from?

You can see how Roeth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roeth family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Roeth families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Roeth family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Roeth's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Roeth families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roeth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roeth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Roeth. 18% of Roeth men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Roeth women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roeth were Salesman and Machine Operator. .

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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
  • Clerk
  • Machinist
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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