Roeber Family History

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Roeber Name Meaning

habitational name from a place named Roben, for example in Thuringia or Schleswig. from a Germanic personal name based on hrod ‘renown’, ‘victory’. Low German variant of Räuber (see Rauber).

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


Similar surnames: Roemer, Roeser, Roeger, Reber, Rieber, Reder, Roeder, Kober, Reker

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Roeber Family Origin

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Roeber Family Occupations

What did your Roeber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roeber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Roeber's were Farmers. Farmer, Book Keeper and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roeber. A less common occupation for the Roeber family was Dealer In Matches.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Book Keeper

    5%
  • Cooper

    5%
  • Dealer In Matches

    5%

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

Roeber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roeber Life Expectancy

What is the average Roeber lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roeber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Roeber in 1963 was 75, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roeber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roeber 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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