Royse Family History

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Royse Name Meaning

English: variant of Royce. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Røyse, from Old Norse hreysi ‘heap of stones’. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Reus (or the variant Reuse), Reuss (or the variant Reusse).

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

Similar surnames: Rose, Royce, Rouse, Moyse, Royle, Loose, Fosse, Roese, Rowse, Roose

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Royse Family Origin

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Royse Family Occupations

What did your Royse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Royse. 35% of Royse men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Royse women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Royse were Carpenter and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Cook

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

Royse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Royse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Royse 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 751 immigration records available for the last name Royse. 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 Royse. For the veterans among your Royse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Royse Life Expectancy

What is the average Royse lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Royse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Royse in 1957 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

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