Roode Family History

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Roode Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Rood.

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

Similar surnames: Roose, Rhode, Rooke, Rooth, Goode, Rood, Roome, Loose, Rohde, Rook

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Roode Family Origin

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Roode Family Occupations

What did your Roode ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roode family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roode. The most common Roode occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Roode's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Roode Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Roode. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roode 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Roode. 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 575 military records available for the last name Roode. For the veterans among your Roode ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roode Life Expectancy

What is the average Roode lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Roode life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roode in 1954 was 55, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roode

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roode 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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