Rowling Family History

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Rowling Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Rollo or Rolf.

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


Similar surnames: Roling, Rolling, Robling, Rawling, Rollins, Bolling, Rolin, Bowling

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Rowling Family Origin

Where is the Rowling family from?

Rowling Family Occupations

What did your Rowling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rowling occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Rowling's were Farmers. Farmer, Gardner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowling. A less common occupation for the Rowling family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Gardner

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Miner

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rowling ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rowling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rowling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rowling 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rowling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rowling. For the veterans among your Rowling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rowling Life Expectancy

What is the average Rowling lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rowling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rowling in 1958 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rowling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rowling 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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