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Rojas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from places in Burgos or Lugo (Galicia) named Rojas, from a derivative of rojo ‘red’.

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


Similar surnames: Rozas, Rodas, Rosas, Riojas, Rodis, Ribas, Rivas, Roza, Roma, Rosal

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Rojas Family Origin

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Rojas Family Occupations

What did your Rojas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rojas occupation in Canada was Herder. 50% of Rojas's were Herders. Herder and Packer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rojas.

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  • Herder

    50%
  • Packer

    50%

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Rojas Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rojas Life Expectancy

What is the average Rojas lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rojas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rojas in 1942 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rojas 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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