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Rollman Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Rollmann: from a short form of the personal name Rudolf with the addition of -mann ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Rohlman, Pollman, Sollman, Wollman, Dollman, Follman, Coleman

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Where is the Rollman family from?

You can see how Rollman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rollman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rollman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 16 Rollman families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Rollman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rollman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rollman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rollman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rollman. 23% of Rollman men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Rollman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rollman were Clerk and Maid. .

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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
    23%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rollman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rollman 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 667 immigration records available for the last name Rollman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rollman. For the veterans among your Rollman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rollman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rollman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Rollman in 1955 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

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