Rockel Family History

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Rockel Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named near Coesfeld, Westphalia, or Rockeln, East Prussia. (Röckel, Röckl): southern German nickname for a baker who sold rye rolls, Middle High German röckel, a diminutive of rocke ‘rye’.

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


Similar surnames: Gockel, Rocker, Rickel, Rock, Brockel, Brickel, Rachel, Recker

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Rockel Family Origin

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Rockel Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Factory Hand

    25%
  • Painter

    25%

In 1881, the most common Rockel occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Rockel's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Rockel family was Painter. Carpenter and Factory Hand were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rockel.

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Rockel Historical Records

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Rockel Life Expectancy

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