Roelofs Family History

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Roelofs Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Roelof, a Low German form Rudoph.

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

Similar surnames: Delfs, Roels, Boelens, Hoefs, Roos, Rolf, Roof, Rolfs, Rohloff

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Roelofs Family Origin

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Roelofs Family Occupations

What did your Roelofs ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Grain Buyer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Roelofs. 50% of Roelofs men worked as a Grain Buyer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Grain Buyer
  • Seanidas

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

Roelofs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Roelofs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roelofs 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Roelofs. 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 389 military records available for the last name Roelofs. For the veterans among your Roelofs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roelofs Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Roelofs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Roelofs in 1959 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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