Rockafellow Family History

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Rockafellow Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Rockefeller.

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

Similar surnames: Rochell, Rockefeller, Rockow, Rockel, Rockstroh, Cockrell, Rockhill

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Rockafellow Family Origin

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Rockafellow Family Occupations

What did your Rockafellow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rockafellow. The most common Rockafellow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Rockafellow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rockafellow family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Rockafellow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rockafellow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rockafellow census 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 121 immigration records available for the last name Rockafellow. 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 958 military records available for the last name Rockafellow. For the veterans among your Rockafellow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rockafellow Life Expectancy

What is the average Rockafellow lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rockafellow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rockafellow in 1957 was 42, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rockafellow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rockafellow 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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