Rothermel Family History

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Rothermel Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Rothärmel, literally ‘red sleeve’, a nickname referring to the medieval fashion for bicolored garments (e.g. a tunic consisting of a yellow bodice and red sleeves).

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

Similar surnames: Rothermich, Roadarmel, Rothermund, Rother, Ryther, Schemel

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Rothermel Family Origin

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Rothermel Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rothermel. The most common Rothermel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Rothermel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rothermel family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Rothermel Historical Records

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Rothermel Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Rothermel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rothermel in 1955 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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