Roed Family History

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Roed Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Hrodo, from hrod ‘renown’, ‘fame’. Norwegian (Røed): variant of Roe. Danish: either from a byname, Roth, meaning ‘root’, or from a Danish place name.

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


Similar surnames: Roen, Ried, Roe, Roch, Rod, Dodd, Rock, Rohm, Roger, Red

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Roed Family Origin

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Roed Family Occupations

What did your Roed ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roed family was Laborer. Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Roed. The most common Roed occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Roed's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Roed Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roed Life Expectancy

What is the average Roed lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Roed in 1963 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roed

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roed 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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