Roen Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name derived from run ‘rune’, ‘secret’. Norwegian (Røen): variant of Roe. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Rönn, a habitational name for someone from any of the places named Rönne, near Bielefeld, Kiel, and Winsen in northern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Hoen, Ron, Roan, Roed, Rosen, Ruen, Moen, Ren, Rohn, Roe

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Roen Family Origin

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Roen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Crockery Dealer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%

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In 1880, Farmer and Crockery Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Roen. A less common occupation for the Roen family was Keeping House. The most common Roen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Roen's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Roen | Data not to scale

Roen Historical Records

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Roen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Roen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Roen in 1955 was 55, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roen

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