Roettger Family History

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Roettger Name Meaning

North German (also Röttger): variant of Rudiger or Roger.

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

Similar surnames: Boettger, Roediger, Bettger, Koestner, Roeger, Boettner, Kletter

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Roettger Family Origin

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Roettger Family Occupations

What did your Roettger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Layer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roettger. The most common Roettger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Roettger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roettger family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Layer

  • Teamster

  • Baker


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

Roettger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roettger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roettger 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 474 immigration records available for the last name Roettger. 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 892 military records available for the last name Roettger. For the veterans among your Roettger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roettger Life Expectancy

What is the average Roettger lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Roettger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roettger in 1948 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roettger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roettger 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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