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 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rolfe. 2% of Rolfe men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Rolfe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rolfe were Gardener and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rolfe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 124,000 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.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 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 10,000 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.

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