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Rocchio Family History

Rocchio Name Meaning

Italian: probably a habitational name from a minor place called Rocchia from Latin roccula ‘small stronghold or fort’ or a topographic name from the vocabulary word rocchia ‘bush shrub’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Raccio, Recchio, Ricchio, Poccia, Occhino, Macchio, Cocchi, Rocco

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Where is the Rocchio family from?

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

What did your Rocchio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Beauty Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rocchio. 39% of Rocchio men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Rocchio women worked as a Beauty Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rocchio were Foreman and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Beauty Operator
  • Dressmaker
  • Fountain Clerk
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rocchio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rocchio 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 905 immigration records available for the last name Rocchio. 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 467 military records available for the last name Rocchio. For the veterans among your Rocchio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rocchio lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Rocchio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rocchio in 1949 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

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