Roff Name Meaning

English: variant of Rolfe. North German: variant of Ruoff.

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


Similar surnames: Ruff, Roof, Rolf, Raff, Hoof, Roffe, Hoff, Loff, Poff, Off

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Roff Family Origin

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Roff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Roff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Roff's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roff. A less common occupation for the Roff family was Laborer.

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Roff Historical Records

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Roff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Roff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Roff in 1948 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roff

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