Rookstool Family History

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Rookstool Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ruckstuhl, probably a contraction of Middle High German ruck den stuol, literally ‘move the chair’, perhaps the name of a game similar to musical chairs.

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


Similar surnames: Rockstroh, Roessel, Stoos, Goodson, Broadstone, Royston, Roetzel

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Rookstool Family Origin

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Rookstool Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Butcher

    16%
  • Day Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rookstool family was Farm Laborer. The most common Rookstool occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Rookstool's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rookstool.

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Rookstool Historical Records

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Rookstool Life Expectancy

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