Rolle Family History

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Rolle Name Meaning

German and English: variant of Roll. German: variant of Rolla.

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

Similar surnames: Roll, Nolle, Molle, Rolli, Roelle, Roller, Bolle, Wolle, Holle, Tolle

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Rolle Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rolle name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rolle. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • England & Wales


  • Benin/Togo


  • Mali


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Rolle Family Origin

Where is the Rolle family from?

Rolle Family Occupations

What did your Rolle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rolle family was Bakery. The most common Rolle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Rolle's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Taylor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rolle.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Taylor

  • Bakery


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

Rolle Historical Records

What Rolle family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rolle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rolle 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Rolle. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Rolle. For the veterans among your Rolle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rolle Life Expectancy

What is the average Rolle lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rolle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Rolle in 1945 was 47, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rolle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rolle 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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