Roads Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rhodes.

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


Similar surnames: Rhoads, Roades, Rhoades, Rodd, Rans, Bolds, Cords, Roan, Reams, Rhoad

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Roads Family Origin

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Roads Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Bailiff

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Roads family was Farm Bailiff. Farmer, Carpenter and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roads. The most common Roads occupation in the UK was Farmer. 17% of Roads's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Roads | Data not to scale

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Roads Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Roads life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Roads in 1962 was 81, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roads

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