Rocker Family History

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Rocker Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a spinner or a maker of distaffs, from an agent derivative of Middle English rok ‘distaff’ (see Rock). German: from a Germanic personal name based on hrod ‘renown’. habitational name from a farm named Rokken in Pustertal, south Tyrol (Italy). German (Röcker): from a topographic name or a place name Röcke (formerly Roke) near Bückeburg, Lower Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Recker, Roker, Rock, Crocker, Locker, Rockel, Hocker, Rucker, Cocker

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Rocker Family Origin

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Rocker Family Occupations

What did your Rocker ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rocker occupation in the UK was Hair Dresser. 50% of Rocker's were Hair Dressers. Hair Dresser and Hairdresser were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rocker.

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  • Hair Dresser

  • Hairdresser


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

Rocker Historical Records

What Rocker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rocker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rocker 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rocker. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rocker. For the veterans among your Rocker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rocker Life Expectancy

What is the average Rocker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rocker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rocker in 1953 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rocker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rocker 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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