Rodier Family History

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Rodier Name Meaning

Southern French: occupational name for a wheelwright or topographic name for someone who lived by a waterwheel, from an agent derivative of Occitan rode ‘wheel’ (Latin rota).

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

Similar surnames: Roder, Bodner, Roker, Rossier, Rocker, Rosier, Roper, Loder, Reder

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Rodier Family Origin

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Rodier Family Occupations

What did your Rodier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Manager Insurance and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rodier. 34% of Rodier men worked as an Assistant Manager Insurance and 38% of Rodier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rodier were Old Age Pensioner R and Old Age Pensioner R

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Manager Insurance
  • Export Merchant Retired
  • Old Age Pensioner R

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Aircraft Inspector
  • No Occupationinvalid
  • Old Age Pensioner R

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

Rodier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Rodier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodier 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 981 immigration records available for the last name Rodier. 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 801 military records available for the last name Rodier. For the veterans among your Rodier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rodier Life Expectancy

What is the average Rodier lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rodier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Rodier in 1963 was 64, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rodier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rodier 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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