Roles Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Rollo or Rolf.

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


Similar surnames: Rowles, Rolls, Joles, Toles, Moles, Rokes, Romes, Rolfs, Oles, Doles

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Roles Family Origin

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Roles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roles. The most common Roles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Roles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roles family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Roles | Data not to scale

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Roles Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Roles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Roles in 1945 was 28, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roles

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