Rolison Family History

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Rolison Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Rollo or Rolf.

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

Similar surnames: Rowlison, Rollison, Rolfson, Robison, Rollinson, Allison, Robson

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Rolison Family Origin

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Rolison Family Occupations

What did your Rolison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rolison family was Farm Laborer. Annuitant, Coal Miner and Coal Miner & Green Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rolison. The most common Rolison occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 13% of Rolison's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

  • Coal Miner

  • Coal Miner & Green Grocer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Rolison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rolison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rolison 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 227 immigration records available for the last name Rolison. 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 942 military records available for the last name Rolison. For the veterans among your Rolison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rolison Life Expectancy

What is the average Rolison lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rolison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Rolison in 1945 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rolison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rolison 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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