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Rothert Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of hrod ‘renown’ + hard ‘bold’ ‘brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Rother, Rathert, Robert, Goshert, Roche, Roether, Hockert, Hoffert

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Where is the Rothert family from?

You can see how Rothert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rothert family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rothert families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Rothert family living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Rothert's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Rothert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rothert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rothert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rothert. 39% of Rothert men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Rothert women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rothert were Mechanic and Housework.

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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%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Mechanic
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Housework
    10%
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What Rothert family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rothert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rothert 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 502 immigration records available for the last name Rothert. 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 645 military records available for the last name Rothert. For the veterans among your Rothert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rothert lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Rothert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rothert in 1949 was 55, and 92 in 2004.

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