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Rojas Family History

Rojas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Rojas in Burgos province from a derivative of rojo ‘red’. Compare Rojano and Roxas .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rozas, Rodas, Rosas, Riojas, Rodis, Ribas, Rivas, Roza, Roma, Rosal

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Where is the Rojas family from?

You can see how Rojas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rojas family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Rojas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 51 Rojas families living in California. This was about 61% of all the recorded Rojas's in USA. California had the highest population of Rojas families in 1880.
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What did your Rojas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rojas. 31% of Rojas men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Rojas women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rojas were Farmer and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labrador
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • None
  • Laborer
  • Maid
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Rojas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rojas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 32,000 immigration records available for the last name Rojas. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Rojas. For the veterans among your Rojas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rojas lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rojas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rojas in 1942 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

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