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Rohe Family History

Rohe Name Meaning

North German (also Röhe): from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Middle High German rohen ‘to roar’ or Old High German ruoh ‘care’, ‘intent’ (see Roch).

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


Similar surnames: Rode, Rohm, Rose, Roche, Rohn, Rowe, Yohe, Rohr, Mohr, Roher

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Where is the Rohe family from?

You can see how Rohe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rohe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rohe families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Rohe families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rohe's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rohe families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rohe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rohe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rohe. 20% of Rohe men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Rohe women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rohe were Truck Driver and Waitress.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
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What Rohe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Rohe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rohe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rohe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rohe. For the veterans among your Rohe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rohe lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rohe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Rohe in 1945 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

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