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Roque Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from one of the places in A Coruña or Gran Canaria called Roque or from El Roque in Tenerife. Catalan (Roqué): from a variant of Roquer, habitational name from any of the places in Catalonia named Roquer or El Roquer, from a derivative of Catalan roca ‘rock’. Possibly an altered spelling of French Rocque, a Picard and southern form of Roche.

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


Similar surnames: Roques, Roquet, Rocque, Raque, Rue, Ronne, Pique, Que, Hogue, Rous

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Roque Family Origin

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Roque Family Occupations

What did your Roque ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roque family was Stableman. Farmer, R. R. Laborer and Shoe Finding were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roque. The most common Roque occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Roque's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • R. R. Laborer

    20%
  • Shoe Finding

    20%
  • Stableman

    20%

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

Roque Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roque Life Expectancy

What is the average Roque lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Roque life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Roque in 1950 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roque

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roque 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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