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Rhode Name Meaning

English: variant of Rhodes. German: variant spelling of Rohde (see Rode), principally a habitational name from any of various places named Rohde or Rohden in Lower Saxony, Saxony, Westphalia, and Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Rode, Rhone, Rhodes, Rhoda, Roda, Rhody, Hoye, Rhoden, Rod, Hove

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Rhode Family Origin

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Rhode Family Occupations

What did your Rhode ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rhode occupation in Canada was Fr. 30% of Rhode's were Frs. A less common occupation for the Rhode family was Blacksmith. Fr, Labourer and Baker & Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhode.

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  • Fr

    30%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Baker & Grocer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    10%

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

Rhode Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rhode. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhode 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rhode. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Rhode. For the veterans among your Rhode ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhode Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhode lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Rhode life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rhode in 1941 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhode

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhode 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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