Roehl Family History

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Roehl Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal names Rudolf or Roland. habitational name from a place so called near Trier.

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

Similar surnames: Oehl, Riehl, Reil, Proehl, Roehr, Rowell, Rohn, Hehl, Rohlf, Rehl

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Roehl Family Origin

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Roehl Family Occupations

What did your Roehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Roehl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roehl family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roehl.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Keeping House


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Roehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Roehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roehl 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Roehl. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Roehl. For the veterans among your Roehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roehl Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Roehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Roehl in 1952 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

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