Roam Family History

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Roam Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Rome.

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

Similar surnames: Ream, Rom, Roat, Brom, Roan, Rotan, Ramm, Noah, Romo, Romp

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Roam Family Origin

Where is the Roam family from?

Roam Family Occupations

What did your Roam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roam family was At Home. The most common Roam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Roam's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roam.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • At Home


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

Roam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roam 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 221 immigration records available for the last name Roam. 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 641 military records available for the last name Roam. For the veterans among your Roam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roam Life Expectancy

What is the average Roam lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Roam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Roam in 1961 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roam 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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