Romesburg Family History

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Romesburg Name Meaning

Possibly of German origin, perhaps an altered form of a habitational name (Römersberg) from a place so named in Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Rodenburg, Ramsburg, Riesberg, Rodenberg, Rifenburg, Remsberg

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Romesburg Family Origin

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Romesburg Family Occupations

What did your Romesburg ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Coal Miner

    20%
  • Farm Labor

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%

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

Romesburg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Romesburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Romesburg lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Romesburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Romesburg in 1944 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Romesburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Romesburg 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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