Rockstroh Family History

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Rockstroh Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a (cereal) farmer, from Middle High German rocke ‘rye’ + stro ‘straw’.

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

Similar surnames: Stroh, Rookstool, Rocker, Meckstroth, Royston, Rocks, Rockow

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Rockstroh Family Origin

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Rockstroh Family Occupations

What did your Rockstroh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rockstroh occupation in the USA was Butcher. 25% of Rockstroh's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Rockstroh family was Harness Maker. Butcher, Machinist and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rockstroh.

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  • Butcher

  • Machinist

  • Baker

  • Harness Maker


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

Rockstroh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rockstroh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rockstroh 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 490 immigration records available for the last name Rockstroh. 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 Rockstroh. For the veterans among your Rockstroh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rockstroh Life Expectancy

What is the average Rockstroh lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rockstroh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rockstroh in 1963 was 80, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rockstroh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rockstroh 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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