Rooke Family History

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Rooke Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rook.

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


Similar surnames: Rook, Brooke, Tooke, Hooke, Crooke, Rocke, Cooke, Roose, Rooks, Roake

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Rooke Family Origin

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Rooke Family Occupations

What did your Rooke 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 Rooke. 14% of Rooke men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Rooke women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rooke were Bricklayer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    14%
  • Incapacitated
    8%
  • Builders Labourer
    5%
  • Bricklayer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    70%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Rooke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 63,000 census records available for the last name Rooke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rooke 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Rooke. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Rooke. For the veterans among your Rooke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rooke Life Expectancy

What is the average Rooke lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rooke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rooke in 1951 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rooke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rooke 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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