Rocker Family History

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Rocker Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a spinner or a maker of distaffs, from an agent derivative of Middle English rok ‘distaff’ (see Rock). German: from a Germanic personal name based on hrod ‘renown’. habitational name from a farm named Rokken in Pustertal, south Tyrol (Italy). German (Röcker): from a topographic name or a place name Röcke (formerly Roke) near Bückeburg, Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Recker, Roker, Rock, Crocker, Locker, Rockel, Hocker, Rucker, Cocker

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Rocker Family Origin

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Rocker Family Occupations

What did your Rocker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rocker. 26% of Rocker men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Rocker women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rocker were Clerk and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rocker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rocker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rocker 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rocker. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rocker. For the veterans among your Rocker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rocker Life Expectancy

What is the average Rocker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rocker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rocker in 1953 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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