Roux Family History

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Roux Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone with red hair, from Old French rous ‘red’ (Latin russ(e)us).

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

Similar surnames: Rioux, Rouse, Houx, Rout, Rous, Proud, Rough, Pou, Groux, Roch

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Roux Family Origin

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Roux Family Occupations

What did your Roux ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roux. A less common occupation for the Roux family was Carpenter. The most common Roux occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Roux's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Roux Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Roux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roux 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Roux. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Roux. For the veterans among your Roux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roux Life Expectancy

What is the average Roux lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Roux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Roux in 1952 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roux

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roux 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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