Rookey Family History

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Rookey Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Rockey, Rooker, Foskey, Rooke, Roley, Rooks, Robey, Oakey, Rocke

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Rookey Family Origin

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Rookey Family Occupations

What did your Rookey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rookey family was Fireman On Boat. The most common Rookey occupation in Canada was Dressmaker. 33% of Rookey's were Dressmakers. Dressmaker, Going To School and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rookey.

View Census data for Rookey | Data not to scale

  • Dressmaker

    33%
  • Going To School

    33%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Fireman On Boat

    11%

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

Rookey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rookey Life Expectancy

What is the average Rookey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rookey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rookey in 1962 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rookey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rookey 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.

Famous Rookey Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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