Roets Family History

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Roets Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names beginning with the element hrod ‘fame’.

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

Similar surnames: Roels, Roeth, Boers, Raetz, Roes, Lorts, Noeth, Goers, Broers, Roots

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Roets Family Origin

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Roets Family Occupations

What did your Roets ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roets. 24% of Roets men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Roets women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roets were Laborer and Asst Dray Buyer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farming
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Assembler
  • Asst Dray Buyer

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

Roets Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roets. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roets 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Roets. 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 266 military records available for the last name Roets. For the veterans among your Roets ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roets Life Expectancy

What is the average Roets lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roets life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Roets in 1963 was 67, and 92 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roets 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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