Rochell Family History

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Rochell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Rochelle, or Rochel, also a diminutive of Roche or of German Rochel, from a pet form of Roch.

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

Similar surnames: Rochelle, Rothell, Rodell, Roche, Rachel, Rossell, Cochell, Rosell

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Rochell Family Origin

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Rochell Family Occupations

What did your Rochell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rochell family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rochell. The most common Rochell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Rochell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Rochell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rochell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rochellcensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 340 immigration records available for the last name Rochell. 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 Card

There are 891 military records available for the last name Rochell. For the veterans among your Rochell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rochell Life Expectancy

What is the average Rochell lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rochell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Rochell in 1948 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rochell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rochell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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