Rohwer Family History

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Rohwer Name Meaning

contracted form of Rohwedder. (Röhwer) variant spelling of Röwer (see Roever).

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


Similar surnames: Bohner, Roher, Rother, Rorer, Hohler, Pohler, Roeger, Schwer, Roller

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Rohwer Family Origin

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Rohwer Family Occupations

What did your Rohwer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rohwer family was Farming. The most common Rohwer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Rohwer's were Farmers. Farmer, C Engineer and Farmer & Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rohwer.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • C Engineer

    5%
  • Farmer & Miller

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Rohwer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rohwer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rohwer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rohwer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rohwer. For the veterans among your Rohwer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rohwer Life Expectancy

What is the average Rohwer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Rohwer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rohwer in 1961 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rohwer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rohwer 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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