Roys Name Meaning

English and Norwegian (Røys): variant of Royse.

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

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Roys Family Origin

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Roys Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Banker

    1%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roys. A less common occupation for the Roys family was Banker. The most common Roys occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Roys's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Roys | Data not to scale

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Roys Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Roys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Roys in 1955 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roys

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