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Rockel Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named near Coesfeld, Westphalia, or Rockeln, East Prussia. (Röckel, Röckl): southern German nickname for a baker who sold rye rolls, Middle High German röckel, a diminutive of rocke ‘rye’.

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


Similar surnames: Gockel, Rocker, Rickel, Rock, Brockel, Brickel, Rachel, Recker

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Rockel Family Origin

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Rockel Family Occupations

What did your Rockel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rockel family was Wheelwright. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rockel. The most common Rockel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Rockel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Wheelwright

    6%

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Rockel Historical Records

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Rockel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rockel lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Rockel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rockel in 1941 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

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