Rockhill Family History

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Rockhill Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from a place in Shropshire or several farmsteads so named.

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


Similar surnames: Rockwell, Broyhill, Rothell, Brockwell, Rockel, Voshall, Coghill

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Rockhill Family Origin

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Rockhill Family Occupations

What did your Rockhill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rockhill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Rockhill's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rockhill. A less common occupation for the Rockhill family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Rockhill Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rockhill Life Expectancy

What is the average Rockhill lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rockhill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Rockhill in 1945 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rockhill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rockhill 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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