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Rocks Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and English: topographic name for someone living near a prominent outcrop of rocks (see Rock 1). German: probably a variant of Rochs, a Lower Rhine variant of Roch.

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


Similar surnames: Rock, Ricks, Rocke, Socks, Rocker, Hock, Nock, Rook, Locks, Krock

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Rocks Family Origin

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Rocks Family Occupations

What did your Rocks ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rocks family was Cashier Liberator Building Society. The most common Rocks occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Rocks's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Carpenter & Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rocks.

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  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Carpenter & Joiner

    4%
  • Cashier Liberator Building Society

    4%

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

Rocks Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rocks Life Expectancy

What is the average Rocks lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rocks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rocks in 1957 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rocks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rocks 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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