Roffman Family History

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Roffman Name Meaning

German (Roffmann): from the personal name Roff + man ‘man’. Variant of Dutch Rofman, from Middle Dutch roef ‘roof’, ‘ceiling’ + man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for a roof builder. Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated variant of Roffe.

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

Similar surnames: Hoffman, Rothman, Rosman, Rozman, Rochman, Koffman, Rodeman, Rotman

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Roffman Family Origin

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Roffman Family Occupations

What did your Roffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Salesman (hosiery and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Roffman. 20% of Roffman men worked as an Assistant Salesman (hosiery and 67% of Roffman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roffman were Ship Wright (woodwork) Heavy Wor and Nil

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Salesman (hosiery
  • Blind
  • Jailor Presser
  • Ship Wright (woodwork) Heavy Wor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Nil

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Roffman Historical Records

What Roffman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Roffman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roffman 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 829 immigration records available for the last name Roffman. 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 357 military records available for the last name Roffman. For the veterans among your Roffman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roffman Life Expectancy

What is the average Roffman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Roffman in 1963 was 66, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roffman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roffman 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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