Roush Family History

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Roush Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Rausch or possibly of French Rouch.

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

Similar surnames: Rous, Rouse, Housh, Rouch, Rosh, Rash, Royse, Resh, Lush, Crush

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Roush Family Origin

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Roush Family Occupations

What did your Roush ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Roush occupation in the UK was Railway Guard. 100% of Roush's were Railway Guards.

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  • Railway Guard


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

Roush Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Roush. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roush 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Roush. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Roush. For the veterans among your Roush ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roush Life Expectancy

What is the average Roush lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Roush life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1947. The average life expectancy for Roush in 1941 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roush

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roush 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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