Rohweder Family History

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Rohweder Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a moody or cantankerous man, from Middle Low German ro(u)w ‘rough’, ‘raw’ + weder ‘weather’.

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


Similar surnames: Rohwedder, Rohleder, Roever, Reder, Roemer, Schweder, Roder, Gowder

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Rohweder Family Origin

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Rohweder Family Occupations

What did your Rohweder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rohweder occupation in the USA was At Home. 13% of Rohweder's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Rohweder family was Farmer. At Home, Bar Tender and Dealer In Lumber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rohweder.

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  • At Home

    13%
  • Bar Tender

    13%
  • Dealer In Lumber

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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

Rohweder Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rohweder Life Expectancy

What is the average Rohweder lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rohweder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Rohweder in 1962 was 71, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rohweder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rohweder 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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