Rodgers Family History

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Rodgers Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Roger 1.

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


Similar surnames: Rogers, Odgers, Roger, Rodger, Rutgers, Rogero, Rodgerson, Roffers

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Rodgers Family Origin

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Rodgers Family Occupations

What did your Rodgers ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rodgers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rodgers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rodgers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodgers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rodgers. 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 Rodgers. For the veterans among your Rodgers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rodgers Life Expectancy

What is the average Rodgers lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rodgers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rodgers in 1940 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rodgers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rodgers 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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