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Roethle Name Meaning

German (Röthle): metonymic occupational name for a scribe or registrar from Middle High German rodel ‘list roll’. See also Roethler .

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


Similar surnames: Roethler, Moehle, Goethe, Froehle, Boehle, Boehne, Proehl, Bohle

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Where is the Roethle family from?

You can see how Roethle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roethle family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Roethle families were found in USA in 1920, and Canada in 1911. In 1920 there were 4 Roethle families living in Wisconsin. This was about 80% of all the recorded Roethle's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Roethle families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roethle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roethle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Roethle. 57% of Roethle men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
    57%
  • Farm Laborer
    25%
  • Farming
    19%
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What Roethle family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 400 census records available for the last name Roethle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roethle 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Roethle. 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 99 military records available for the last name Roethle. For the veterans among your Roethle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roethle lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Roethle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Roethle in 1967 was 80, and 78 in 2004.

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