Roulston Family History

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Roulston Name Meaning

English: variant of Rolston.

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

Similar surnames: Coulston, Golston, Raulston, Rolston, Roston, Boulton, Houlton

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Roulston Family Origin

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Roulston Family Occupations

What did your Roulston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roulston. The most common Roulston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Roulston's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roulston family was Bookkeeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Gardner

  • Bookkeeper


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

Roulston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Roulston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roulston 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Roulston. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Roulston. For the veterans among your Roulston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roulston Life Expectancy

What is the average Roulston lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Roulston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Roulston in 1953 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roulston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roulston 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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