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Rotar Family History

Rotar Name Meaning

Romanian Moldovan and Ukrainian (of Romanian origin): occupational name from Romanian rotar ‘wheelwright’ from roată ‘wheel’ Latin rota. Slovenian: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing in the uplands derived from dialect rote ‘clearing in the uplands’. Compare Rotter .

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

Similar surnames: Roger, Bitar, Drotar, Kotar, Rota, Antar, Ronan, Kotas, Tokar, Sotak

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Where is the Rotar family from?

You can see how Rotar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rotar family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rotar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Rotar families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Rotar's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rotar families in 1911.
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What did your Rotar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rotar. 60% of Rotar men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rotar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rotar 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 594 immigration records available for the last name Rotar. 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 567 military records available for the last name Rotar. For the veterans among your Rotar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rotar lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rotar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rotar in 1957 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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