Rorie Family History

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Rorie Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (County Tyrone): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ruaidhrí ‘son of Rory’ (see McCrory).

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

Similar surnames: Dowie, Rorke, Morie, Rodie, Rosie, Ririe, Gorrie, Robie, Logie, Durie

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Rorie Family Origin

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Rorie Family Occupations

What did your Rorie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Crofter, Distillery Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rorie. The most common Rorie occupation in the UK was Crofter. 11% of Rorie's were Crofters. A less common occupation for the Rorie family was Fleet Surgeon R.N.Action LIst.

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  • Crofter

  • Distillery Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Fleet Surgeon R.N.Action LIst


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rorie ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rorie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rorie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rorie 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 320 immigration records available for the last name Rorie. 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 Rorie. For the veterans among your Rorie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rorie Life Expectancy

What is the average Rorie lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Rorie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rorie in 1949 was 61, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rorie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rorie 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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