Roehrs Family History

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Roehrs Name Meaning

North German (Röhrs): patronymic from a reduced form of Röder (see Roeder 2).

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


Similar surnames: Roehr, Rohrs, Roers, Luehrs, Goers, Poehls, Boers, Broers, Roths

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Roehrs Family Origin

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Roehrs Family Occupations

What did your Roehrs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roehrs family was Salon Keeper. Farmer, Florist and Lumber Measurer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roehrs. The most common Roehrs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Roehrs's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Florist

    11%
  • Lumber Measurer

    11%
  • Salon Keeper

    11%

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Roehrs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roehrs Life Expectancy

What is the average Roehrs lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Roehrs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Roehrs in 1963 was 80, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roehrs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roehrs 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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