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Roton Family History

Roton Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of Roten.

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


Similar surnames: Rotan, Rhoton, Roten, Rhoten, Routon, Mohon, Ryon, Rozen, Robyn

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Where is the Roton family from?

You can see how Roton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Roton families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 12 Roton families living in Manitoba. This was about 44% of all the recorded Roton's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Roton families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Most Mociary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roton. 29% of Roton men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Roton women worked as a Most Mociary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roton were Clerk and Clerk Typist.

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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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Operator
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Most Mociary
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Clerk Typist
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Roton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roton 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 330 immigration records available for the last name Roton. 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 461 military records available for the last name Roton. For the veterans among your Roton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roton lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Roton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Roton in 1961 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

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