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

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

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Roed Historical Records

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Roed Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roed

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