Roffe Name Meaning

English: variant of Rolf. Jewish: occupational name from Hebrew rofe ‘physician’.

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


Similar surnames: Joffe, Ioffe, Rolfe, Offer, Yoffe, Koff, Roff, Goffe, Royse, Riff

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Roffe Family Origin

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Roffe Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    4%

In 1881, the most common Roffe occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Roffe's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Roffe family was Shoemaker. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roffe.

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Roffe Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Roffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Roffe in 1963 was 75, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roffe

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