Rolfes Family History

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Rolfes Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Rolf.

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


Similar surnames: Rolfs, Roles, Rolf, Rolfe, Rohlfs, Rowles, Roffers, Rolls, Joles

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Rolfes Family Origin

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Rolfes Family Occupations

What did your Rolfes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rolfes. The most common Rolfes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Rolfes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rolfes family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • At Home

    4%

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Rolfes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rolfes Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rolfes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rolfes in 1951 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rolfes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rolfes 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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