Roath Family History

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Roath Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Roth.

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


Similar surnames: Roat, Reath, Groat, Noah, Roeth, Reagh, Koth, Roths, Horth, Borth

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Roath Family Origin

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Roath Family Occupations

What did your Roath ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Roath family was Hairness Maker. The most common Roath occupation in Canada was School. 50% of Roath's were Schools. School, Farmer and Rewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roath.

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  • School

    50%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Rewer

    17%
  • Hairness Maker

    8%

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

Roath Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roath Life Expectancy

What is the average Roath lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Roath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Roath in 1960 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roath 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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