Roelofs Family History

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Roelofs Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Roelof, a Low German form Rudoph.

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


Similar surnames: Delfs, Roels, Boelens, Hoefs, Roos, Rolf, Roof, Rolfs, Rohloff

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Roelofs Family Origin

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Roelofs Family Occupations

What did your Roelofs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roelofs. The most common Roelofs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Roelofs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roelofs family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Book Keeper

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Roelofs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roelofs Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Roelofs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Roelofs in 1959 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roelofs 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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