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Rochelson Family History

Rochelson Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Michelson, Nichelson, Richerson, Richeson, Ohlson, Torkelson, Rochlin

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Where is the Rochelson family from?

You can see how Rochelson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rochelson family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Rochelson families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1920 there was 1 Rochelson family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Rochelson's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rochelson families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rochelson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rochelson ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rochelson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 87 census records available for the last name Rochelson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rochelson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 51 immigration records available for the last name Rochelson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 15 military records available for the last name Rochelson. For the veterans among your Rochelson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rochelson lifespan?

Between 1977 and 1992, in the United States, Rochelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Rochelson in 1977 was 50, and 82 in 1992.

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