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Rothermel Family History

Rothermel Name Meaning
German: variant spelling of Rothärmel, literally ‘red sleeve’, a nickname referring to the medieval fashion for bicolored garments (e.g. a tunic consisting of a yellow bodice and red sleeves).

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

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2,631 Military Records
1,137 Immigration Records
10,142 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rothermel Families

  • Number of Rothermel families
     119 - 236
     40 - 118
     1 - 39
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rothermel families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rothermel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rothermel Family Origin

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Rothermel Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rothermel

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Rothermel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Rothermel Civil War Service Records

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