Rothacker Family History

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Rothacker Name Meaning

habitational name based on a field name derived from Middle High German riuten, roten ‘to clear land (for cultivation)’ + acker ‘field’. from a Germanic personal name, Hrodachar, formed with hrod ‘renown’. Altered spelling of Swiss German Rothacher, a habitational name for someone from any of several places named Rothach or Rottach.

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

Similar surnames: Rocker, Hofacker, Acker, Rother, Recker, Rothbauer, Eichacker

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Rothacker Family Origin

Where is the Rothacker family from?

Rothacker Family Occupations

What did your Rothacker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brewer, Cooper and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rothacker. A less common occupation for the Rothacker family was Blacksmith. The most common Rothacker occupation in the USA was Brewer. 14% of Rothacker's were Brewers.

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  • Brewer

  • Cooper

  • Baker

  • Blacksmith


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

Rothacker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rothacker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rothacker 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 395 immigration records available for the last name Rothacker. 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 408 military records available for the last name Rothacker. For the veterans among your Rothacker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rothacker Life Expectancy

What is the average Rothacker lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rothacker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rothacker in 1956 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rothacker 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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