Rocha Family History

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Rocha Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named, from Portuguese and Galician rocha ‘rock’, ‘cliff’.

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

Similar surnames: Roca, Arocha, Rocca, Roda, Roma, Roza, Rothe, Rosa, Rohn, Rock

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Rocha Family Origin

Where is the Rocha family from?

Rocha Family Occupations

What did your Rocha ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rocha occupation in the USA was Laborer. 46% of Rocha's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rocha. A less common occupation for the Rocha family was Blacksmith.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Blacksmith


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

Rocha Historical Records

What Rocha family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Rocha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rocha 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Rocha. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Rocha. For the veterans among your Rocha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rocha Life Expectancy

What is the average Rocha lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rocha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Rocha in 1948 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rocha

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rocha 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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