Roske Family History

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Roske Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of a Slavic personal name beginning with the element Rodo-, from an Old Slavic word meaning ‘race’, ‘line’, or from a Slavic derivative of Rose 1.

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


Similar surnames: Rose, Raske, Rosko, Roeske, Proske, Koske, Rock, Rosie, Royce, Roche

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Roske Family Origin

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Roske Family Occupations

What did your Roske ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Ore Miner

    13%
  • Carpenture

    7%

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

Roske Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roske Life Expectancy

What is the average Roske lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Roske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Roske in 1964 was 78, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roske 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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