Roden Family History

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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

What did your Roden 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 Roden. 14% of Roden men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Roden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roden were Painter decorator and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • House Painter
  • Painter decorator

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife

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

Roden Historical Records

What Roden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Roden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roden 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Roden. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Roden. For the veterans among your Roden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roden Life Expectancy

What is the average Roden lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roden

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