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Roffe Name Meaning

English: variant of Rolf. Jewish: occupational name from Hebrew rofe ‘physician’.

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


Similar surnames: Joffe, Ioffe, Rolfe, Offer, Yoffe, Koff, Roff, Goffe, Royse, Riff

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Roffe Family Origin

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Roffe Family Occupations

What did your Roffe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roffe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Roffe's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Clerk In Hote were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roffe. A less common occupation for the Roffe family was Dry Goods Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Clerk In Hote

    8%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    8%

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

Roffe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roffe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roffe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Roffe. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Roffe. For the veterans among your Roffe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roffe Life Expectancy

What is the average Roffe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Roffe in 1963 was 75, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roffe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roffe 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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