Rookard Family History

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Rookard Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): unexplained. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Rückert or Ruckert.

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


Similar surnames: Rickard, Reckard, Rhynard, Rockford, Pickard, Rook, Dorward, Tooker

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Rookard Family Origin

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Rookard Family Occupations

What did your Rookard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rookard family was Steel Melter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Mechanic were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rookard. The most common Rookard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 72% of Rookard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    72%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Mechanic

    6%
  • Steel Melter

    6%

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Rookard Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rookard Life Expectancy

What is the average Rookard lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2003, in the United States, Rookard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Rookard in 1941 was 32, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rookard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rookard 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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