Roudebush Family History

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Roudebush Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch and Belgian Ronderbosch or Rondenbosch, a habitational name for someone from Ronderbos in Dilbeek, Brabant, or Ronden Bos in Maldegen, East Flanders. Americanized spelling of German Raudenbusch (see Raudenbush).

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

Similar surnames: Roudabush, Raudenbush, Rosebush, Ruebush, Rodenburg, Vanderbush

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Roudebush Family Origin

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Roudebush Family Occupations

What did your Roudebush ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roudebush family was Laborer. The most common Roudebush occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Roudebush's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roudebush.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Roudebush Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Roudebush. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roudebush 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 269 immigration records available for the last name Roudebush. 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 Roudebush. For the veterans among your Roudebush ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roudebush Life Expectancy

What is the average Roudebush lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Roudebush life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Roudebush in 1951 was 75, and 72 in 2004.

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