Roher Family History

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Roher Name Meaning

nickname for a rowdy or boisterous person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rohen ‘to make a noise’. reduced form of Röder (see Roeder).

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

Similar surnames: Roder, Roker, Rohe, Rover, Roper, Rohr, Reder, Roger, Boser, Rother

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Roher Family Origin

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Roher Family Occupations

What did your Roher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roher. A less common occupation for the Roher family was Keeps House. The most common Roher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Roher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Keeps House


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

Roher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Roher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roher 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 813 immigration records available for the last name Roher. 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 Roher. For the veterans among your Roher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roher Life Expectancy

What is the average Roher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Roher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Roher in 1958 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roher 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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