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Rokos Family History

Rokos Name Meaning

Czech: topographic name for someone who lived by a reedbed a nickname for a tall slender person or a metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker from a dialect variant of Czech rákos in the sense of cane or wickerwork. Greek: from the personal name Rok(k)os Greek form of Italian Rocco .

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

Similar surnames: Roos, Kos, Rokes, Boros, Makos, Rook, Sokol, Roker, Prokop, Goos

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Where is the Rokos family from?

You can see how Rokos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rokos family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rokos families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Rokos families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Rokos's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Rokos families in 1880.
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What did your Rokos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rokos. 58% of Rokos men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Rokos women worked as a 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

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Glass Worker
  • Butcher

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
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Passenger Lists

There are 427 immigration records available for the last name Rokos. 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 507 military records available for the last name Rokos. For the veterans among your Rokos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rokos lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rokos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rokos in 1963 was 79, and 75 in 2004.

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