Rohlf Family History

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Rohlf Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the personal name Rohloff, a variant of Rudolf.

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


Similar surnames: Rahlf, Rolf, Nohl, Nolf, Ahlf, Rolli, Rohn, Rohe, Rohloff, Rohm

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Rohlf Family Origin

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Rohlf Family Occupations

What did your Rohlf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rohlf family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rohlf. The most common Rohlf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rohlf's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carman

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Rohlf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rohlf Life Expectancy

What is the average Rohlf lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rohlf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rohlf in 1958 was 65, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rohlf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rohlf 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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