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Rocheleau Family History

Rocheleau Name Meaning
Perhaps a variant of French Rochereau, a diminutive of Roche, which is sometimes Americanized as Rushlow.

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

75,571 Historical Documents with Rocheleau on Ancestry.com
16,749 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,439 Military Records
669 Immigration Records
13,115 Census and Voter Lists
43,599 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rocheleau Families

  • Number of Rocheleau families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rocheleau census records

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Rocheleau Family Origin

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Rocheleau Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Rocheleau families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Rocheleau

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Rocheleau Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rocheleau census records

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Military Service by Rocheleau

Did the Rocheleaus fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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