Roff Family History

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Roff Name Meaning

English: variant of Rolfe. North German: variant of Ruoff.

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

Similar surnames: Ruff, Roof, Rolf, Raff, Hoof, Roffe, Hoff, Loff, Poff, Off

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Roff Family Origin

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Roff Family Occupations

What did your Roff ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, School and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Roff. The most common Roff occupation in Canada was School. 80% of Roff's were Schools.

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  • School

  • Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Roff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Roff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roff Life Expectancy

What is the average Roff lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Roff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Roff in 1948 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roff 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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