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Rochefort Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of numerous places named Rochefort, from Old French roche ‘rocky outcrop’. This name is sometimes Americanized as Rushford.

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


Similar surnames: Rochford, Rocheford, Roche, Roquemore, Rother, Crochet, Rosholt

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Rochefort Family Origin

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Rochefort Family Occupations

What did your Rochefort ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rochefort family was School. Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rochefort. The most common Rochefort occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 20% of Rochefort's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • School

    7%

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

Rochefort Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rochefort. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rochefort 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 Rochefort. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Rochefort. For the veterans among your Rochefort ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rochefort Life Expectancy

What is the average Rochefort lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rochefort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rochefort in 1945 was 24, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rochefort

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rochefort 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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