Roten Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant spelling of Rothen, recorded in 1832 as the surname of a Swiss Mennonite immigrant. It is probably topographic in origin, from a field or rocky slope so named due to the red color of the soil or rock.

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


Similar surnames: Broten, Roen, Rotan, Roden, Doten, Osen, Rossen, Rosen, Ooten, Rote

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Roten Family Origin

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Roten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Roten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Roten's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roten. A less common occupation for the Roten family was Carpenter.

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Roten Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Roten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Roten in 1948 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roten

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