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Rockafellow Family History

Rockafellow Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Rockefeller.

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

22,191 Historical Documents with Rockafellow on Ancestry.com
4,154 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
925 Military Records
96 Immigration Records
5,722 Census and Voter Lists
11,294 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rockafellow Families

  • Number of Rockafellow families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rockafellow families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rockafellow last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rockafellow census records

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Rockafellow Family Origin

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Rockafellow Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rockafellow

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Rockafellow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rockafellow census records

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Rockafellow Civil War Service Records

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