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Rodes Name Meaning

Catalan and Southern French (Rodés): habitational name from any of several places named Rodés, mainly those in El Pallars and El Conflent districts, in northern Catalonia. This has the same origin as Occitan Rodés (Rodez in French), in Avairon department (southern France), which is first recorded in the 6th century in the Latin form Rutensis, apparently from the name of the Gaulish tribal name Ruteni. Catalan: variant of Roda, from Catalan rodes, the plural of roda ‘wheel’. English: variant of Rhodes.

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


Similar surnames: Rodas, Rode, Lodes, Rhodes, Roden, Rokes, Hodes, Rodis, Reder, Roder

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Rodes Family Origin

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Rodes Family Occupations

What did your Rodes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rodes occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Rodes's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rodes. A less common occupation for the Rodes family was Ship Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Ship Carpenter

    20%

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Rodes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rodes Life Expectancy

What is the average Rodes lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rodes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Rodes in 1953 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rodes 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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