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Rhodus Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Rhodes or Dutch or German Rhodius, a Latinized form of Rode, perhaps indicating the personal as opposed to the topographic name (see Rode 1).

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


Similar surnames: Rhodes, Readus, Rhode, Roup, Hodum, Rous, Rasmus, Roden, Theus, Hodes

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Rhodus Family Origin

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Rhodus Family Occupations

What did your Rhodus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rhodus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Rhodus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rhodus family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhodus.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Rhodus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rhodus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhodus 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 Rhodus. 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 Rhodus. For the veterans among your Rhodus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhodus Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhodus lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rhodus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Rhodus in 1953 was 51, and 60 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhodus 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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