Roske Family History

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Roske Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of a Slavic personal name beginning with the element Rodo-, from an Old Slavic word meaning ‘race’, ‘line’, or from a Slavic derivative of Rose 1.

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

Similar surnames: Rose, Raske, Rosko, Roeske, Proske, Koske, Rock, Rosie, Royce, Roche

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Roske Family Origin

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Roske Family Occupations

What did your Roske ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Roske family was Teacher. The most common Roske occupation in Canada was School. 40% of Roske's were Schools. School and Tanner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Roske.

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  • School

  • Tanner

  • Teacher


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

Roske Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roske 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 860 immigration records available for the last name Roske. 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 571 military records available for the last name Roske. For the veterans among your Roske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roske Life Expectancy

What is the average Roske lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Roske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Roske in 1964 was 78, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roske 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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