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Rottman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Rottmann . Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rottmann itself a variant of Rothmann or Rotman . In some cases also an Americanized form of Slovenian Rotman .

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


Similar surnames: Rottmann, Rothman, Gottman, Rotman, Cottman, Roytman, Ottman, Roitman

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Where is the Rottman family from?

You can see how Rottman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rottman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rottman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1861 there were 6 Rottman families living in Roxburghshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Rottman's in Scotland. Roxburghshire had the highest population of Rottman families in 1861.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rottman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rottman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rottman. 15% of Rottman men worked as a Salesman and 19% of Rottman women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rottman were Machinist and Housework. .

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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
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rottman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rottman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rottman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rottman. For the veterans among your Rottman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rottman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rottman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rottman in 1955 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

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