Rollison Family History

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Rollison Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from a pet form of Rollo or Rolf.

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


Similar surnames: Rollinson, Rolison, Rowlison, Rollerson, Jellison, Allison, Robson

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Rollison Family Origin

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Rollison Family Occupations

What did your Rollison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, City Clerk, Farmer Son and Mechanic were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rollison. A less common occupation for the Rollison family was School Teacher. The most common Rollison occupation in Canada was City Clerk. 20% of Rollison's were City Clerks.

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  • City Clerk

    20%
  • Farmer Son

    20%
  • Mechanic

    20%
  • School Teacher

    20%

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

Rollison Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rollison Life Expectancy

What is the average Rollison lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rollison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rollison in 1948 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rollison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rollison 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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