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Rodemeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for name a tenant farmer (see Meyer) whose farm was on a piece of woodland cleared for cultivation (see Rode 3).

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


Similar surnames: Rosemeyer, Wedemeyer, Rothmeyer, Rustemeyer, Nordmeyer, Holtmeyer

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Rodemeyer Family Origin

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Rodemeyer Family Occupations

What did your Rodemeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rodemeyer. 46% of Rodemeyer men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Rodemeyer women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rodemeyer were Engineer and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Engineer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Telephone Operator
    25%
  • Saleslady
    25%

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

Rodemeyer Historical Records

What Rodemeyer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rodemeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodemeyer 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 168 immigration records available for the last name Rodemeyer. 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 260 military records available for the last name Rodemeyer. For the veterans among your Rodemeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rodemeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Rodemeyer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rodemeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Rodemeyer in 1959 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

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