Roelke Family History

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Roelke Name Meaning

North German (Rölke): from a pet form of the personal names Rudolf or Roland.

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

Similar surnames: Roepke, Noelke, Roebke, Oelke, Roeske, Oelfke, Remke, Toelle, Boelke

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Roelke Family Origin

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Roelke Family Occupations

What did your Roelke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roelke. 19% of Roelke men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Roelke women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roelke were Laborer and Examiner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Fireman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Examiner

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

Roelke Historical Records

What Roelke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roelke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roelke 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 126 immigration records available for the last name Roelke. 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 336 military records available for the last name Roelke. For the veterans among your Roelke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roelke Life Expectancy

What is the average Roelke lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Roelke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Roelke in 1963 was 76, and 49 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roelke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roelke 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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