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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Roads

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  1. A partly sheltered anchorage
  1. plural of road
  2. (nautical, occasionally in the singular) A roadstead.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roads

David Roads is a hard rock musician. He plays Rhythm guitar and Choir. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. David was born on February 17th, 1983 in Warrnambool.


Michael J. Roads is a spirituality, metaphysics, and nature spiritual teacher and author. Michael was born on April 14th, 1937.


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Popularity of Roads as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roads U.S.
  White 86.67% 64.26%
  African American 8.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roads

People with the last name Roads are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Roads

  • How Popular is the name Roads? As a last name Roads was the 44,730th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Roads first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Roads is Tuesday, July 8th, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Roads? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Roads. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Roads: Your name in reverse order is Sdaor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sorda. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roads? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 480 people with the last name Roads.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roads? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Roads as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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