Roca Name Meaning

Catalan: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named, from Catalan roca ‘rock’. This name is also Occitan.

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


Similar surnames: Roda, Rocha, Roma, Rota, Roza, Rocca, Rock, Coca, Rosa, Toca

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Roca Family Origin

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Roca Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    33%
  • Cooper

    17%
  • Grocer Clerk

    17%
  • Keeps House

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Roca occupation in the USA was Miner. 33% of Roca's were Miners. Miner, Cooper and Grocer Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roca. A less common occupation for the Roca family was Keeps House.

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Roca Historical Records

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Roca Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Roca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Roca in 1959 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roca

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