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Rollo Family History

Rollo Name Meaning

Scottish: from a Latinized form, common in early medieval documents, of the personal name Rou(l), the usual Norman form of Rolf.

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


Similar surnames: Roll, Rolli, Rolla, Rullo, Noll, Pallo, Poll, Moll, Molloy, Colla

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Where is the Rollo family from?

You can see how Rollo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rollo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rollo families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1840 there were 9 Rollo families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Rollo's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Rollo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rollo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rollo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rollo. 13% of Rollo men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Rollo women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rollo were Machinist and Waitress.

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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
    13%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Operator
    13%
  • Waitress
    11%
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Rollo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rollo 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Rollo. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Rollo. For the veterans among your Rollo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rollo lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Rollo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rollo in 1949 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

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