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Roh Family History

Roh Name Meaning

German: nickname for a crude person, from Middle Low German ro ‘raw’, ‘rough’. This name is found in particular among Germans who settled in Russia in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Korean: variant of No.

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

Similar surnames: Roe, Roth, Hoh, Reh, Loh, Roch, Noh, Rohn, Rohr, Kroh

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Where is the Roh family from?

You can see how Roh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roh family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Roh families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1841 there were 4 Roh families living in Midlothian. This was about 50% of all the recorded Roh's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Roh families in 1841.
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What did your Roh ancestors do for a living?

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

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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 4,000 census records available for the last name Roh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roh 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 857 immigration records available for the last name Roh. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Roh. For the veterans among your Roh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roh lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Roh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Roh in 1954 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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