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Rottier Name Meaning

habitational name from Rottier in Drôme. from the Germanic personal name Hrothari composed of the elements hrod ‘renown’ + hari ‘army’. occupational name for a player on the rote (a medieval stringed instrument), Old French rote.

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


Similar surnames: Rotter, Otter, Rother, Retter, Trottier, Cotter, Trotter, Mortier

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Where is the Rottier family from?

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

What did your Rottier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rottier. 27% of Rottier men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farm Helper
    12%
  • Farming
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 937 census records available for the last name Rottier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rottier 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 343 immigration records available for the last name Rottier. 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 196 military records available for the last name Rottier. For the veterans among your Rottier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rottier lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rottier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rottier in 1960 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

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