Rommel Family History

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Rommel Name Meaning

nickname for an obstreperous person, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rummeln, rumpeln to make a noise, create a disturbance (of imitative origin). variant of Rummel 2.

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


Similar surnames: Rummel, Hummel, Hommel, Sommer, Rimmel, Rammel, Romel, Kimmel, Commer

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Rommel Family Origin

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Rommel Family Occupations

What did your Rommel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rommel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Rommel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rommel. A less common occupation for the Rommel family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Rommel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rommel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rommel lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rommel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rommel in 1940 was 41, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rommel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rommel 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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