Rohwedder Family History

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Rohwedder Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a moody or cantankerous man, from Middle Low German ro(u)w ‘rough’, ‘raw’ + weder ‘weather’.

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


Similar surnames: Rohweder, Rohleder, Reider, Vedder, Reder, Schweder, Redder

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Rohwedder Family Origin

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Rohwedder Family Occupations

What did your Rohwedder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Gardening and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rohwedder. The most common Rohwedder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Rohwedder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rohwedder family was Merchant Tailer.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Gardening

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Merchant Tailer

    8%

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Rohwedder Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rohwedder Life Expectancy

What is the average Rohwedder lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Rohwedder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Rohwedder in 1946 was 39, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rohwedder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rohwedder 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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