Roybal Family History

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Roybal Name Meaning

Galician: variant of Ruibal (Spanish Rubial), a habitational name from any of numerous places in Galicia, so named from a derivative of ruivo ‘red’ (Latin rubeus), denoting red earth. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Rübal (see Ruebel).

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


Similar surnames: Roubal, Royal, Rosal, Royse, Robel, Ribas, Corral, Royals, Rogal

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Roybal Family Origin

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Roybal Family Occupations

What did your Roybal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roybal. 33% of Roybal men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Roybal women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roybal were Miner and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Miner
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Seamstress
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Roybal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Roybal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roybal 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 275 immigration records available for the last name Roybal. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Roybal. For the veterans among your Roybal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roybal Life Expectancy

What is the average Roybal lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Roybal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Roybal in 1948 was 46, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roybal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roybal 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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