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Rout Name Meaning

English (now chiefly East Anglia): probably a topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of rough ground, from a hypothetical Old English word ru(we)t or ruhet, derivatives of ruh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’. Compare Rauch. There are places called Ruffet(t) in Surrey and Sussex which are thought to have this origin. German: Swabian variant of Roth 1. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Rauth. Indian (northern states): Hindu (Rajput, Jat, Maratha) and Sikh name meaning ‘prince’, from Sanskrit rajaputra (from raja ‘king’ + putra ‘son’). In India this is a variant of a name more commonly spelled Ravat or Raut. The Jats have a clan called Ravat.

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


Similar surnames: Root, Rock, Route, Roch, Trout, Routh, Mount, Rous, Rott, Tout

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Rout Family Origin

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Rout Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Rout occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Rout's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rout family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rout.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Rout Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rout. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rout 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rout. 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 Rout. For the veterans among your Rout ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rout Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rout life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Rout in 1951 was 42, and 85 in 2004.

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