Rolfe Family History

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Rolfe Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rolf.

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


Similar surnames: Wolfe, Roffe, Rolf, Rolle, Goffe, Royse, Rowse, Rocke, Woulfe, Rolley

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Rolfe Family Origin

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Rolfe Family Occupations

What did your Rolfe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rolfe. A less common occupation for the Rolfe family was Carpenter. The most common Rolfe occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Rolfe's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Rolfe Historical Records

What Rolfe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rolfe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rolfe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Rolfe

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rolfe. 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 Rolfe. For the veterans among your Rolfe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rolfe Life Expectancy

What is the average Rolfe lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rolfe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rolfe in 1945 was 20, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rolfe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rolfe 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.

Famous Rolfe Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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