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Rodway Name Meaning

English: variant of Radway .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Radway, Broadway, Rodney, Bradway, Ordway, Godley, Roda, Godby

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Where is the Rodway family from?

You can see how Rodway families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rodway family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rodway families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 18 Rodway families living in Manitoba. This was about 31% of all the recorded Rodway's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Rodway families in 1911.
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What did your Rodway ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Rodway. 31% of Rodway men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Rodway women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rodway were Engineer and Clerk. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Rodway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodway census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rodway. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rodway. For the veterans among your Rodway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rodway lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rodway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rodway in 1947 was 48, and 89 in 2004.

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