Roelfs Family History

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Roelfs Name Meaning

German: variant of Rohlfs.

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


Similar surnames: Hoefs, Rohlfs, Roelofs, Roelle, Rohlf, Roufs, Delfs, Roers, Riels

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Roelfs Family Origin

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Roelfs Family Occupations

What did your Roelfs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Roelfs. The most common Roelfs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Roelfs's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Keeping House

    20%

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Roelfs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roelfs Life Expectancy

What is the average Roelfs lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Roelfs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Roelfs in 1966 was 64, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roelfs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roelfs 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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