Roewe Family History

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Roewe Name Meaning

North German (Röwe): metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of turnips, from Middle Low German rove ‘turnip’.

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

Similar surnames: Riewe, Loewe, Droege, Reese, Roever, Roeger, Rowe, Boese, Roen

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Roewe Family Origin

Where is the Roewe family from?

Roewe Family Occupations

What did your Roewe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roewe family was Tailor. Farmer and Feed Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Roewe. The most common Roewe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Roewe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Feed Store

  • Tailor


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Roewe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Roewe Historical Records

What Roewe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 872 census records available for the last name Roewe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roewe 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 61 immigration records available for the last name Roewe. 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 98 military records available for the last name Roewe. For the veterans among your Roewe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roewe Life Expectancy

What is the average Roewe lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Roewe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Roewe in 1965 was 64, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roewe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roewe 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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