Rothacker Family History

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Rothacker Name Meaning

habitational name based on a field name derived from Middle High German riuten, roten ‘to clear land (for cultivation)’ + acker ‘field’. from a Germanic personal name, Hrodachar, formed with hrod ‘renown’. Altered spelling of Swiss German Rothacher, a habitational name for someone from any of several places named Rothach or Rottach.

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

Similar surnames: Rocker, Hofacker, Acker, Rother, Recker, Rothbauer, Eichacker

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Rothacker Family Origin

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Rothacker Family Occupations

What did your Rothacker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rothacker. 14% of Rothacker men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Rothacker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rothacker were Painter and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Attendant
  • Clerk
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Cashier
  • Clerk
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rothacker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rothacker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rothacker 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 395 immigration records available for the last name Rothacker. 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 408 military records available for the last name Rothacker. For the veterans among your Rothacker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rothacker Life Expectancy

What is the average Rothacker lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rothacker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rothacker in 1956 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rothacker 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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