Rolen Family History

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Rolen Name Meaning

Dutch: from a variant of the personal names Roeland (Dutch form of Roland) or Roelof (Dutch form of Rudolf).

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

Similar surnames: Dolen, Bolen, Holen, Ellen, Olen, Roden, Colen, Nolen, Molen, Roen

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Rolen Family Origin

Where is the Rolen family from?

Rolen Family Occupations

What did your Rolen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rolen family was Keeping House. The most common Rolen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Rolen's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rolen.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Rolen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rolen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rolen 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 376 immigration records available for the last name Rolen. 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 Rolen. For the veterans among your Rolen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rolen Life Expectancy

What is the average Rolen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rolen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Rolen in 1951 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rolen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rolen 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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