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Rohal Family History

Rohal Name Meaning

Hungarian (Rohál): variant of Rohaly.

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


Similar surnames: Rogal, Royal, Rohaly, Robl, Ohl, Boal, Doyal, Romas, Rodas, Nohl

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Where is the Rohal family from?

You can see how Rohal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rohal family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Rohal families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Rohal families living in New York. This was about 83% of all the recorded Rohal's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rohal families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rohal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rohal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rohal. 36% of Rohal men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Rohal women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rohal were Miner and Packer. .

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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
    36%
  • Labor
    20%
  • New Worker
    16%
  • Miner
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    60%
  • Packer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 816 census records available for the last name Rohal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rohal 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 386 immigration records available for the last name Rohal. 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 130 military records available for the last name Rohal. For the veterans among your Rohal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rohal lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rohal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rohal in 1958 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

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