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Rovira Family History

Rovira Name Meaning

habitational name from La Rovira in Barcelona province. topographic name for someone who lived by an oak wood, from Catalan rovira, collective form of roure ‘oak’ (from Latin robur).

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


Similar surnames: Oliva, Riviera, Rivera, Rodia, Rohr, Rovito, Lovera, Rokita, Davila

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Where is the Rovira family from?

You can see how Rovira families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rovira family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rovira families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Rovira families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Rovira's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Rovira families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rovira surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rovira ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Rovira. 45% of Rovira men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    45%
  • Salesman
    34%
  • Waiter
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rovira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rovira census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Rovira. 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 Cards

There are 287 military records available for the last name Rovira. For the veterans among your Rovira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rovira lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rovira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rovira in 1962 was 79, and 77 in 2004.

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