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Rothmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing nickname for a red-haired tenant farmer (see Roth 1, Meyer) or for one whose land had been cleared from forest or woodland (see Roth 2, Meyer).

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

Similar surnames: Rodemeyer, Rosemeyer, Rustemeyer, Lohmeyer, Nordmeyer, Rothbauer

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Rothmeyer Family Origin

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Rothmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Rothmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rothmeyer family was Shoe Maker. The most common Rothmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rothmeyer's were Farmers. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rothmeyer.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Shoe Maker


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

Rothmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rothmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rothmeyer 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 181 immigration records available for the last name Rothmeyer. 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 239 military records available for the last name Rothmeyer. For the veterans among your Rothmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rothmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Rothmeyer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rothmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rothmeyer in 1962 was 74, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rothmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rothmeyer 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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