Rothweiler Family History

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Rothweiler Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two places called Rottweil, in Württemberg and Baden.

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

Similar surnames: Dockweiler, Fronheiser, Ostheimer, Rothwell, Osweiler, Sontheimer

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Rothweiler Family Origin

Where is the Rothweiler family from?

Rothweiler Family Occupations

What did your Rothweiler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rothweiler occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 13% of Rothweiler's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Rothweiler family was Cooper. Cigar Maker, Baker and Cane Business were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rothweiler.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Baker

  • Cane Business

  • Cooper


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

Rothweiler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rothweiler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rothweiler 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Rothweiler. 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 643 military records available for the last name Rothweiler. For the veterans among your Rothweiler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rothweiler Life Expectancy

What is the average Rothweiler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rothweiler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Rothweiler in 1963 was 77, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rothweiler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rothweiler 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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