Rothell Family History

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Rothell Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Röthel, a diminutive of Roth 1, or a habitational name from a place so named in Switzerland.

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

Similar surnames: Rothwell, Rishell, Rochell, Bothell, Rowell, Rother, Rodwell

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Rothell Family Origin

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Rothell Family Occupations

What did your Rothell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rothell occupation in the USA was Farming. 33% of Rothell's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Rothell family was Carpenter. Farming, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rothell.

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  • Farming

  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Rothell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rothell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rothell 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 107 immigration records available for the last name Rothell. 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 179 military records available for the last name Rothell. For the veterans among your Rothell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rothell Life Expectancy

What is the average Rothell lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Rothell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rothell in 1953 was 70, and 69 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rothell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rothell 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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