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Origins of the Roche surname

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About the Roches

We have a total number of 39764 records for people with the last name Roche.

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Where do most Roches live?

In 1921, most Roches lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Roches

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 15,500 records for the Roche surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Roches most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Roche first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Roches

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Roches in 1921




Domestic Servant


Living On Own Means




Common Male occupations for Roches in 1921
General Labourer








Dock Labourer


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