Route Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a road, French route. English: variant spelling of Rout.

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

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Route Family Origin

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Route Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Route. A less common occupation for the Route family was Farm Laborer. The most common Route occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Route's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Route | Data not to scale

Route Historical Records

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Route Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Route life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Route in 1957 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Route

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