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Roels Name Meaning

Dutch and Flemish: patronymic from a short form of the Germanic personal names Roeland (see Roland) or Roelof (see Roelofs).

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


Similar surnames: Roets, Boers, Roelofs, Reels, Roes, Riels, Roelke, Rolf, Goers

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Roels Family Origin

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Roels Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Roels occupation in the USA was Furnace Man. 100% of Roels's were Furnace Mans.

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  • Furnace Man

    100%

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Roels Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roels Life Expectancy

What is the average Roels lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roels in 1963 was 82, and 96 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roels 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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