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 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roeber. 34% of Roeber men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Roeber women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roeber were Carpenter and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • School Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Secretary

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

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 735 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

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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.

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