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Rohrman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Rohrmann: variant of Rohr with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Kohrman, Rohlman, Rosman, Rochman, Rollman, Rozman, Mohrman, Forman

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Where is the Rohrman family from?

You can see how Rohrman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rohrman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rohrman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Rohrman families living in Manitoba. This was about 60% of all the recorded Rohrman's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Rohrman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rohrman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rohrman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rohrman. 24% of Rohrman men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Rohrman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rohrman were Clerk and Nut Picker. .

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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

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Clerk
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    29%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Nut Picker
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rohrman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rohrman 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 267 immigration records available for the last name Rohrman. 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 534 military records available for the last name Rohrman. For the veterans among your Rohrman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rohrman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rohrman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Rohrman in 1959 was 81, and 87 in 2004.

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