Rogers Family History

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Rogers Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger.

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

Similar surnames: Rodgers, Roger, Rogero, Rogerson, Eggers, Odgers, Rutgers, Mooers

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Rogers Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rogers name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rogers. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Rogers Family Origin

Where is the Rogers family from?

Rogers Family Occupations

What did your Rogers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rogers. A less common occupation for the Rogers family was Farming. The most common Rogers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Rogers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Rogers Historical Records

What Rogers family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1 million census records available for the last name Rogers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rogers 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 218,000 immigration records available for the last name Rogers. 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 330,000 military records available for the last name Rogers. For the veterans among your Rogers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rogers Life Expectancy

What is the average Rogers lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rogers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rogers in 1940 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rogers 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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