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Roling Family History

Roling Name Meaning

English: variant of Rolling . Possibly an altered form of German Rohling .

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


Similar surnames: Rowling, Rolling, Robling, Rolin, Rosing, Colling, Robin, Tolin

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Where is the Roling family from?

You can see how Roling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Roling families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Roling families living in Georgia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Roling's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Roling families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roling surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Roling. 34% of Roling men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Roling women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roling were Farm Laborer and New Worker. .

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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
    34%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
  • New Worker
    9%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Roling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roling 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 462 immigration records available for the last name Roling. 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 766 military records available for the last name Roling. For the veterans among your Roling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roling lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Roling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Roling in 1950 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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