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Rockmore Family History

Rockmore Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Probably English, possibly a habitational name from any of various minor places named Rockmoor or Rock Moor.

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


Similar surnames: Bickmore, Blackmore, Wetmore, Creekmore, Rochford, Ashmore, Rocker

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Where is the Rockmore family from?

You can see how Rockmore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rockmore family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rockmore families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Rockmore families living in Georgia. This was about 83% of all the recorded Rockmore's in the USA. Georgia had the highest population of Rockmore families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rockmore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rockmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rockmore. 24% of Rockmore men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Rockmore women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rockmore were Plumber and House Work.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Plumber
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    28%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    19%
  • House Work
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rockmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rockmore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 221 immigration records available for the last name Rockmore. 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 Cards

There are 362 military records available for the last name Rockmore. For the veterans among your Rockmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rockmore lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rockmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rockmore in 1951 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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