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Rothman Family History

Rothman Name Meaning
German (Rothmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person with red hair, from an elaborated form of Roth 1.German: topographic name for someone who lived on land that had been cleared, from an elaborated form of Roth 2.German (in Saxony and Silesia): occupational name for a counselor or nickname for a man respected for his opinions and advice, from a dialect variant of Middle High German rat ‘counsel’ + man ‘man’.

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

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Name Distribution of Rothman Families

  • Number of Rothman families
     219 - 435
     74 - 218
     1 - 73
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rothman families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rothman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rothman Family Origin

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Rothman Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rothman

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Rothman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rothman census records

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Rothman Civil War Service Records

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