Roels Family History

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Roels Name Meaning

Dutch and Flemish: patronymic from a short form of the Germanic personal names Roeland (see Roland) or Roelof (see Roelofs).

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

Similar surnames: Roets, Boers, Roelofs, Reels, Roes, Riels, Roelke, Rolf, Goers

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Roels Family Origin

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Roels Family Occupations

What did your Roels ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Roels.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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

Roels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roels 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 625 immigration records available for the last name Roels. 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 317 military records available for the last name Roels. For the veterans among your Roels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roels Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roels in 1963 was 82, and 96 in 2004.

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