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Rogerson Family History

Rogerson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Roger + -son.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rodgerson, Robertson, Rogers, Ingerson, Roberson, Rollerson, Robson

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Where is the Rogerson family from?

You can see how Rogerson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rogerson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rogerson families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 20 Rogerson families living in North Carolina. This was about 69% of all the recorded Rogerson's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Rogerson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rogerson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rogerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rogerson. 17% of Rogerson men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Rogerson women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rogerson were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 68,000 census records available for the last name Rogerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rogerson 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Rogerson. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Rogerson. For the veterans among your Rogerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rogerson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rogerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rogerson in 1944 was 27, and 78 in 2004.

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