Roye Family History

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Roye Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Roy.

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


Similar surnames: Royse, Joye, Hoye, Foye, Coye, Toye, Raye, Roy, Rone, Noye

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Roye Family Origin

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Roye Family Occupations

What did your Roye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roye. A less common occupation for the Roye family was Wks On Farm. The most common Roye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Roye's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Wks On Farm

    10%

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

Roye Historical Records

What Roye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roye census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Roye

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Roye. 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 Roye. For the veterans among your Roye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roye Life Expectancy

What is the average Roye lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Roye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Roye in 1957 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roye 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.

Famous Roye Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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