Roye Family History

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Roye Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Roy.

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

Similar surnames: Royse, Joye, Hoye, Foye, Coye, Toye, Raye, Roy, Rone, Noye

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Roye Family Origin

Where is the Roye family from?

Roye Family Occupations

What did your Roye ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Wholesale Fish Salesman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Roye. 50% of Roye men worked as a Wholesale Fish Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Wholesale Fish Salesman
  • Tobacconist Dealer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Roye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Roye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roye 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 Roye. 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 Roye. For the veterans among your Roye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roye Life Expectancy

What is the average Roye lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Roye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Roye in 1957 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roye 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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