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Rotta Surname Meaning

Italian:: topographic name from rotta ‘break breach’ probably denoting a pass through a range of mountains. variant of Rota . from a short form of a female personal name ending in -rotta such as Pierotta (from Piero see Pieri ).

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

Similar surnames: Rota, Cotta, Motta, Rosa, Botte, Ricotta, Roth, Roda, Botta, Trotta

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Where is the Rotta family from?

You can see how Rotta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rotta family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Rotta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 12 Rotta families living in London. This was about 86% of all the recorded Rotta's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Rotta families in 1891.
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What did your Rotta ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rotta. 100% of Rotta men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rotta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rotta 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 797 immigration records available for the last name Rotta. 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 301 military records available for the last name Rotta. For the veterans among your Rotta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rotta lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rotta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rotta in 1963 was 73, and 80 in 2004.

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