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Rots Family History

Rots 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: Ross, Roos, Roth, Rota, Ros, Roes, Rous, Roets, Rotz, Rott

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Where is the Rots family from?

You can see how Rots families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rots family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rots families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Rots families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Rots's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Rots families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rots surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rots ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rots. 40% of Rots men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Rots women worked as a Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Janitor
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rots. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rots 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Rots. 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 455 military records available for the last name Rots. For the veterans among your Rots ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rots lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2000, in the United States, Rots life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Rots in 1964 was 88, and 85 in 2000.

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