Rocks Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and English: topographic name for someone living near a prominent outcrop of rocks (see Rock 1). German: probably a variant of Rochs, a Lower Rhine variant of Roch.

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


Similar surnames: Rock, Ricks, Rocke, Socks, Rocker, Hock, Nock, Rook, Locks, Krock

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Rocks Family Origin

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Rocks Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Miner

    6%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rocks. The most common Rocks occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Rocks's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Rocks family was Miner.

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Rocks Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Rocks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rocks in 1957 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rocks

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