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Roeske Family History

Roeske Name Meaning

German (Röske): from a pet form of Rudolf or other personal names formed with hrōd ‘fame renown’. Compare Roske . Germanized form (Röske) of Sorbian Rězk and Rězka (see Reske ) or Rošk and Roška (see Roske ) or of some other similar (like-sounding) Slavic surname.

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

Similar surnames: Roske, Roelke, Roebke, Roepke, Remke, Raske, Proske, Jeske, Noelke

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Where is the Roeske family from?

You can see how Roeske families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roeske family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Roeske families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Roeske families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Roeske's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Roeske families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roeske surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roeske ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Roeske. 100% of Roeske men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roeske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roeske census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 619 immigration records available for the last name Roeske. 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 Cards

There are 815 military records available for the last name Roeske. For the veterans among your Roeske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roeske lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Roeske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roeske in 1948 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

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