Roh Name Meaning

German: nickname for a crude person, from Middle Low German ro ‘raw’, ‘rough’. This name is found in particular among Germans who settled in Russia in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Korean: variant of No.

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

Similar surnames: Roe, Roth, Hoh, Reh, Loh, Roch, Noh, Rohn, Rohr, Kroh

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Roh Family Origin

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Roh Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Roh occupation in the UK was Brass Founder. 100% of Roh's were Brass Founders.

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  • Brass Founder


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Roh Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Roh Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Roh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Roh in 1954 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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