Rothfuss Family History

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Rothfuss Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German rot ‘red’ + vuoz ‘foot’, a nickname for someone who followed the fashion for shoes made from a type of fine reddish leather.according to another opinion a variant of Rotfuchs, from the Middle Low German form fos ‘fox’, a nickname for a clever person.

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


Similar surnames: Rothkopf, Ross, Reuss, Grothaus, Heuss, Rouse, Rothbauer, Rothfus

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Rothfuss Family Origin

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Rothfuss Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rothfuss. The most common Rothfuss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Rothfuss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rothfuss family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    5%

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Rothfuss Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rothfuss Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rothfuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rothfuss in 1957 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

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