Rockhold Family History

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Rockhold Name Meaning

Variant of German Rockolt, a variant of Rocholt, or of Rocholl, thought by some to be from variants of a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hrok ‘prudence’, ‘care’ + wald ‘rule’, and by others to be of Slavic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Reinhold, Reynold, Roemhildt, Rappold, Konold, Reckard, Rachel

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Rockhold Family Origin

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Rockhold Family Occupations

What did your Rockhold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rockhold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Rockhold's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rockhold family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rockhold.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Rockhold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Rockhold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rockhold 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 168 immigration records available for the last name Rockhold. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rockhold. For the veterans among your Rockhold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rockhold Life Expectancy

What is the average Rockhold lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rockhold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Rockhold in 1953 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rockhold

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rockhold 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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