Roffman Family History

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Roffman Name Meaning

German (Roffmann): from the personal name Roff + man ‘man’. Variant of Dutch Rofman, from Middle Dutch roef ‘roof’, ‘ceiling’ + man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for a roof builder. Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated variant of Roffe.

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


Similar surnames: Hoffman, Rothman, Rosman, Rozman, Rochman, Koffman, Rodeman, Rotman

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Roffman Family Origin

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Roffman Family Occupations

What did your Roffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roffman occupation in the USA was Bakery. 100% of Roffman's were Bakerys.

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  • Bakery

    100%

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

Roffman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roffman Life Expectancy

What is the average Roffman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Roffman in 1963 was 66, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roffman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roffman 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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