Roorda Family History

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Roorda Name Meaning

Frisian: from a personal name, Rowertha, a compound of the Germanic elements hrod ‘renown’ + warda ‘guardian’.

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


Similar surnames: Roosa, Corda, Korda, Woods, Gonda, Cords, Flora, Jordan, Klouda

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Roorda Family Origin

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Roorda Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Huckster

    20%
  • Painter

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roorda family was Painter. The most common Roorda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Roorda's were Farmers. Farmer and Huckster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Roorda.

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Roorda Historical Records

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Roorda Life Expectancy

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