Rollo Family History

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Rollo Name Meaning

Scottish: from a Latinized form, common in early medieval documents, of the personal name Rou(l), the usual Norman form of Rolf.

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

Similar surnames: Roll, Rolli, Rolla, Rullo, Noll, Pallo, Poll, Moll, Molloy, Colla

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Rollo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rollo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rollo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Italy


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


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Rollo Family Origin

Where is the Rollo family from?

Rollo Family Occupations

What did your Rollo ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rollo family was Farm Servant. The most common Rollo occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Rollo's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Mason and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rollo.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Mason

  • Farmer

  • Farm Servant


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

Rollo Historical Records

What Rollo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Rollo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rollo 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Rollo. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Rollo. For the veterans among your Rollo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rollo Life Expectancy

What is the average Rollo lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Rollo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rollo in 1949 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rollo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rollo 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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