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Rovito Name Meaning

Italian (Calabria): habitational name from Rovito in Cosenza province so named from Latin rubetum ‘thornbush briar bramble’.

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


Similar surnames: Nocito, Bonito, Rovira, Losito, Vito, Ravitz, Rodino, Lovato, Bovino

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Where is the Rovito family from?

You can see how Rovito families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rovito family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Rovito families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Rovito families living in New Jersey. This was about 29% of all the recorded Rovito's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Rovito families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rovito surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rovito ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rovito. 69% of Rovito men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Rovito women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rovito were Shoemaker and Housewife. .

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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

  • Laborer
    69%
  • Miner
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Shoemaker
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
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What Rovito family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 451 census records available for the last name Rovito. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rovito 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 322 immigration records available for the last name Rovito. 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 229 military records available for the last name Rovito. For the veterans among your Rovito ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rovito lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rovito life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Rovito in 1963 was 67, and 58 in 2004.

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