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Rocha Family History

Rocha Name Meaning
Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named, from Portuguese and Galician rocha ‘rock’, ‘cliff’.

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

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443,608 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,497 Military Records
19,358 Immigration Records
32,804 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rocha Families

  • Number of Rocha families
     87 - 172
     30 - 86
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rocha families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rocha last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rocha census records

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Rocha Family Origin

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Rocha Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rocha

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Rocha Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rocha census records

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Rocha Civil War Service Records

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