Roden Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Roideáin ‘descendant of Rodán’, a personal name derived from a diminutive of rod ‘strong’, ‘lively’, ‘spirited’. German: variant of Rode 3. Swedish (Rodén): ornamental name, probably from an unidentified place name element + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius.

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


Similar surnames: Boden, Oden, Loden, Ruden, Ryden, Broden, Rode, Moden, Roder, Rosen

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Roden Family Origin

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Roden Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Dressmaker

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roden. The most common Roden occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Roden's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Roden family was Dressmaker.

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Roden Historical Records

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Roden Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Roden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Roden in 1945 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roden

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