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Rotman Family History

Rotman Name Meaning

Dutch: from a personal name composed of the elements hroth ‘fame’ + man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rothman.

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


Similar surnames: Rozman, Rosman, Notman, Rothman, Osman, Rutman, Roitman, Brotman

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Where is the Rotman family from?

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

What did your Rotman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rotman. 21% of Rotman men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Rotman women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rotman were Farmer and Salesgirl. .

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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

  • Salesman
    21%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Manager
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Sales Clerk
    10%
  • Salesgirl
    10%
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What Rotman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rotman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rotman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rotman. 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 575 military records available for the last name Rotman. For the veterans among your Rotman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rotman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rotman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Rotman in 1947 was 22, and 73 in 2004.

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