Roat Family History

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Roat Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Roth.

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

Similar surnames: Rout, Roath, Groat, Boat, Rott, Noah, Rous, Reath, Rotan, Roam

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Roat Family Origin

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Roat Family Occupations

What did your Roat ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Roat. 7% of Roat men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Roat women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roat were Assistant Spinning Manager and Charwoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Trousers Presser
  • walksman Retired Mw S
  • Assistant Spinning Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Book Talder
  • Charwoman

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

Roat Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Roat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roat 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 548 immigration records available for the last name Roat. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Roat. For the veterans among your Roat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roat Life Expectancy

What is the average Roat lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Roat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Roat in 1958 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roat

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roat 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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