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Rothbauer Family History

Rothbauer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing nickname for a farmer whose land was in a clearing, from a noun derivative of Middle High German riuten, roten ‘to clear land’ + gebur(e) ‘farmer’ (see Bauer).

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


Similar surnames: Rothacker, Rosenbauer, Hofbauer, Rothmeyer, Rodeheaver, Hallbauer

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Where is the Rothbauer family from?

You can see how Rothbauer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rothbauer family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Rothbauer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Rothbauer family living in Oregon. This was 100% of all the recorded Rothbauer's in the USA. Oregon had the highest population of Rothbauer families in 1880.
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What did your Rothbauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rothbauer. 39% of Rothbauer men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Rothbauer women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rothbauer were New Worker and Cashier.

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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

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farming
    15%
  • New Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    50%
  • Cashier
    50%
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Census Records

There are 862 census records available for the last name Rothbauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rothbauer 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 273 immigration records available for the last name Rothbauer. 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 412 military records available for the last name Rothbauer. For the veterans among your Rothbauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rothbauer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Rothbauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rothbauer in 1964 was 74, and 77 in 2004.

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