Rodeheaver Family History

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Rodeheaver Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle Low German roden, Middle High German roten ‘to clear’ + Middle High German hou ‘assart’, ‘area of forest assigned for clearing’. Alternatively, the second element may be an agent derivative of Middle High German houwen ‘to chop or cut down’, in which case the name is of occupational origin.

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

Similar surnames: Rothbauer, Haver, Rademaker, Deaver, Rosenbauer, Rockefeller

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Rodeheaver Family Origin

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Rodeheaver Family Occupations

What did your Rodeheaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rodeheaver. 13% of Rodeheaver men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Rodeheaver women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rodeheaver were Painter and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Operator
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • New Worker
  • Seamstress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rodeheaver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rodeheaver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodeheaver 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 92 immigration records available for the last name Rodeheaver. 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 501 military records available for the last name Rodeheaver. For the veterans among your Rodeheaver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rodeheaver Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rodeheaver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Rodeheaver in 1963 was 78, and 71 in 2004.

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