Rodenbaugh Family History

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Rodenbaugh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of any of several German habitational names: Rodenbach, Rothenbach, or Rottenbach, though probably for the most part of the first, Rodenbach, which is from any of several places in Hesse, Bavaria, or the Palatinate, so named from Old High German rod ‘clearing’ + bach ‘creek’.

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

Similar surnames: Redenbaugh, Keebaugh, Bedenbaugh, Osenbaugh, Bridenbaugh, Rosenbach

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Rodenbaugh Family Origin

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Rodenbaugh Family Occupations

What did your Rodenbaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rodenbaugh family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rodenbaugh. The most common Rodenbaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Rodenbaugh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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Rodenbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rodenbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodenbaugh 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Rodenbaugh. 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 Rodenbaugh. For the veterans among your Rodenbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rodenbaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Rodenbaugh lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rodenbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rodenbaugh in 1951 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

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