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Rothmann Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person with red hair from an elaborated form of Roth 1 with the addition of Middle High German Yiddish man (German Mann) ‘man’. Compare Rothman and Redman . German: topographic name for someone who lived on land that had been cleared from an elaborated form of Roth 2 with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’. German (in Saxony and Silesia): occupational name for a counselor or nickname for a man respected for his opinions and advice from a dialect variant of Middle High German rāt ‘counsel’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Rottmann, Rohmann, Rothman, Rathmann, Kothmann, Rottman, Rethman

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Where is the Rothmann family from?

You can see how Rothmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rothmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rothmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Rothmann family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Rothmann's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rothmann families in 1911.
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What did your Rothmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rothmann. 20% of Rothmann men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Rothmann women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rothmann were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Electrician
  • Milkman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rothmann. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rothmann. For the veterans among your Rothmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rothmann lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rothmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Rothmann in 1950 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

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