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Rodi Family History

Rodi Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name for someone from Rodi Garganico in Foggia, Rodì Milci in Messina, or from the Greek island of Rhodes. Greek: variant of Rodis.

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

Similar surnames: Rodis, Rodio, Rodia, Rode, Bodi, Rosi, Roda, Rod, Lodi, Foti

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Where is the Rodi family from?

You can see how Rodi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rodi family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Rodi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Rodi families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Rodi's in the UK. London had the highest population of Rodi families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rodi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rodi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rodi. 21% of Rodi men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Rodi women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rodi were Truck Driver and Sheimp Packer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Fisherman
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Operator
  • Finisher
  • Sheimp Packer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rodi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rodi. 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 Cards

There are 599 military records available for the last name Rodi. For the veterans among your Rodi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rodi lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rodi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rodi in 1963 was 85, and 80 in 2004.

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