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Rohrer Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from any of the many places named with Middle High German ror ‘reed bed’ or ror ‘well’, ‘channel’ (see Rohr).

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


Similar surnames: Rohr, Rohner, Dohrer, Bohrer, Rehrer, Wehrer, Johner, Roher, Lohrer

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Rohrer Family Origin

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Rohrer Family Occupations

What did your Rohrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rohrer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Rohrer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rohrer. A less common occupation for the Rohrer family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Retired Farmer

    2%

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

Rohrer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rohrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Rohrer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Rohrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rohrer in 1943 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rohrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rohrer 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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