Roux Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone with red hair, from Old French rous ‘red’ (Latin russ(e)us).

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


Similar surnames: Rioux, Rouse, Houx, Rout, Rous, Proud, Rough, Pou, Groux, Roch

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Roux Family Origin

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Roux Family Occupations

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  • Dressmaker

    33%
  • Furniture Dealer (Employing 1 Man & 1 Boy)

    33%
  • Hotel Restaurante

    33%

In 1881, Dressmaker and Furniture Dealer (Employing 1 Man & 1 Boy) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Roux. The most common Roux occupation in the UK was Dressmaker. 33% of Roux's were Dressmakers. A less common occupation for the Roux family was Hotel Restaurante.

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Roux Historical Records

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Roux Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Roux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Roux in 1952 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roux

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