Rockey Family History

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Rockey Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Cockey, Rookey, Rocker, Rocke, Hockey, Rickey, Frickey, Beckey

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Rockey Family Origin

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Rockey Family Occupations

What did your Rockey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Milling and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rockey. A less common occupation for the Rockey family was Milliner. The most common Rockey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Rockey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Milling

    33%
  • Carriage Maker

    8%
  • Milliner

    8%

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

Rockey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rockey Life Expectancy

What is the average Rockey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rockey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rockey in 1945 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rockey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rockey 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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