Roque Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from one of the places in A Coruña or Gran Canaria called Roque or from El Roque in Tenerife. Catalan (Roqué): from a variant of Roquer, habitational name from any of the places in Catalonia named Roquer or El Roquer, from a derivative of Catalan roca ‘rock’. Possibly an altered spelling of French Rocque, a Picard and southern form of Roche.

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


Similar surnames: Roques, Roquet, Rocque, Raque, Rue, Ronne, Pique, Que, Hogue, Rous

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Roque Family Origin

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Roque Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • R. R. Laborer

    20%
  • Shoe Finding

    20%
  • Stableman

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roque family was Stableman. The most common Roque occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Roque's were Farmers. Farmer, R. R. Laborer and Shoe Finding were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roque.

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Roque Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Roque life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Roque in 1950 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roque

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