Roether Family History

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Roether Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Rodher (see Roder 2).

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

Similar surnames: Rother, Roethler, Raether, Goetter, Goethe, Roetzer, Reeter, Roeber

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Roether Family Origin

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Roether Family Occupations

What did your Roether ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roether family was Keeping House. Farmer, Butcher and Coach Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roether. The most common Roether occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Roether's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Coach Maker

  • Keeping House


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

Roether Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Roether. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roether 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 235 immigration records available for the last name Roether. 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 703 military records available for the last name Roether. For the veterans among your Roether ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roether Life Expectancy

What is the average Roether lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Roether life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Roether in 1958 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roether

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roether 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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