Roethel Family History

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Roethel Name Meaning

German (also Röthel): diminutive of Roth.

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

Similar surnames: Rothell, Raithel, Roether, Roesel, Rathel, Roessel, Roetzel, Noetzel

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Roethel Family Origin

Where is the Roethel family from?

Roethel Family Occupations

What did your Roethel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Stone Mason and Boot Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Roethel. The most common Roethel occupation in the USA was Stone Mason. 50% of Roethel's were Stone Masons. A less common occupation for the Roethel family was Laborer.

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  • Stone Mason

  • Boot Maker

  • Laborer


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

Roethel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 911 census records available for the last name Roethel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roethel 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 257 immigration records available for the last name Roethel. 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 148 military records available for the last name Roethel. For the veterans among your Roethel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roethel Life Expectancy

What is the average Roethel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Roethel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roethel in 1947 was 47, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roethel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roethel 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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