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Roeger Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the personal name Rödiger, Low German form of Rüdiger (see Rudiger). habitational name of Slavic origin from Roga, Pomerania. Low German form of Rueger 2.

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


Similar surnames: Rieger, Roemer, Roger, Roeber, Roegner, Rueger, Troeger, Reker, Regen

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Roeger Family Origin

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Roeger Family Occupations

What did your Roeger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Chairmaker, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roeger. The most common Roeger occupation in the USA was Chairmaker. 17% of Roeger's were Chairmakers. A less common occupation for the Roeger family was Shoemaker.

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  • Chairmaker

    17%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%

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Roeger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roeger Life Expectancy

What is the average Roeger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Roeger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Roeger in 1963 was 72, and 88 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roeger 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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