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Rohlman Family History

Rohlman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Rohlmann: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘fame renown’ (for example Rudolf ) + man ‘man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Rollman, Ruhlman, Pollman, Rohrman, Rosman, Boelman, Kohrman

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Where is the Rohlman family from?

You can see how Rohlman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rohlman family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Rohlman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Rohlman family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rohlman's in USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Rohlman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rohlman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rohlman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rohlman. 35% of Rohlman men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Rohlman women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rohlman were Painter and Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Painter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rohlman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rohlman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 132 immigration records available for the last name Rohlman. 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 Cards

There are 267 military records available for the last name Rohlman. For the veterans among your Rohlman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rohlman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rohlman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rohlman in 1958 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

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