Rood Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for someone with red hair, from Middle Dutch ro(e)de ‘red’.

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


Similar surnames: Root, Rook, Roos, Wood, Hood, Hoos, Rojo, Roig, Groot, Loo

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Rood Family Origin

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Rood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rood family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rood. The most common Rood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Rood's were Farmers.

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Rood Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Rood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rood in 1946 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rood

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