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Rockel Family History

Rockel Name Meaning
habitational name from a place so named near Coesfeld, Westphalia, or Rockeln, East Prussia.(Röckel, Röckl): southern German nickname for a baker who sold rye rolls, Middle High German röckel, a diminutive of rocke ‘rye’.

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

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4,438 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
996 Military Records
522 Immigration Records
4,544 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rockel Families

  • Number of Rockel families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rockel families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rockel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rockel census records

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Rockel Family Origin

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Rockel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rockel

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Rockel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rockel census records

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Rockel Civil War Service Records

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