Rohrbach Family History

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Rohrbach Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Rohrbach (‘reed brook’ or ‘channel brook’) in many parts of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Rohrbacher, Rohrbeck, Rossbach, Mohrbacher, Urbach, Rohrback, Orbach

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Rohrbach Family Origin

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Rohrbach Family Occupations

What did your Rohrbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rohrbach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Rohrbach's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rohrbach family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rohrbach.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Rohrbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rohrbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rohrbach 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rohrbach. 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 Rohrbach. For the veterans among your Rohrbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rohrbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Rohrbach lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rohrbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rohrbach in 1944 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rohrbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rohrbach 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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