Rocklin Family History

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Rocklin Name Meaning

Jewish: Americanized form of Ashkenazic Rochlin. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Röcklein, a pet form of Rock 4, or a variant of Rockel 2.

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

Similar surnames: Cocklin, Rochlin, Acklin, Rochman, Jacklin, Rachlin, Ruskin, Rolling

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Rocklin Family Origin

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Rocklin Family Occupations

What did your Rocklin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rocklin occupation in the USA was Barber. 33% of Rocklin's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Rocklin family was Peddler In Notions. Barber and Cigar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rocklin.

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  • Barber

  • Cigar Maker

  • Peddler In Notions


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

Rocklin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rocklin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rocklin 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 381 immigration records available for the last name Rocklin. 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 234 military records available for the last name Rocklin. For the veterans among your Rocklin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rocklin Life Expectancy

What is the average Rocklin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rocklin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rocklin in 1951 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rocklin 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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