Rotter Family History

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Rotter Name Meaning

variant spelling of Rother. occupational name for the foreman or leader of a group or association of men, or a work gang, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rotte ‘team’, ‘gang’. occupational name for a harp player, Middle High German rottære. habitational name from any of the various places called Rott.

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


Similar surnames: Trotter, Zotter, Otter, Potter, Ritter, Notter, Rottier, Rother

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Rotter Family Origin

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Rotter Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    19%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Catholic Priest

    6%

In 1880, the most common Rotter occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 19% of Rotter's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Rotter family was Catholic Priest. Carpenter, Farmer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rotter.

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Rotter Historical Records

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Rotter Life Expectancy

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