Rothmeyer Family History

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Rothmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing nickname for a red-haired tenant farmer (see Roth 1, Meyer) or for one whose land had been cleared from forest or woodland (see Roth 2, Meyer).

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


Similar surnames: Rodemeyer, Rosemeyer, Rustemeyer, Lohmeyer, Nordmeyer, Rothbauer

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Rothmeyer Family Origin

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Rothmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Rothmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rothmeyer. 15% of Rothmeyer men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Rothmeyer women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rothmeyer were Farming and Houskeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Farming
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    8%
  • House Keeping
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Houskeeper
    8%

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

Rothmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rothmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rothmeyer 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 181 immigration records available for the last name Rothmeyer. 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 239 military records available for the last name Rothmeyer. For the veterans among your Rothmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rothmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Rothmeyer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rothmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rothmeyer in 1962 was 74, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rothmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rothmeyer 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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