Rohlfs Family History

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Rohlfs Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Rohlf.

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


Similar surnames: Rolfs, Rohlf, Bohls, Roelofs, Rolfes, Roelfs, Rolf, Roufs, Rahlf

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Rohlfs Family Origin

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Rohlfs Family Occupations

What did your Rohlfs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Bronzer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rohlfs. A less common occupation for the Rohlfs family was Clerk In Grocery. The most common Rohlfs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rohlfs's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Bronzer

    6%
  • Clerk In Grocery

    6%

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Rohlfs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rohlfs Life Expectancy

What is the average Rohlfs lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rohlfs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Rohlfs in 1956 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rohlfs 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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