Rookstool Family History

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Rookstool Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ruckstuhl, probably a contraction of Middle High German ruck den stuol, literally ‘move the chair’, perhaps the name of a game similar to musical chairs.

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


Similar surnames: Rockstroh, Roessel, Stoos, Goodson, Broadstone, Royston, Roetzel

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Rookstool Family Origin

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Rookstool Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rookstool. The most common Rookstool occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Rookstool's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rookstool family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Butcher

    16%
  • Day Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Rookstool Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rookstool. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rookstool 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rookstool. 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 Rookstool. For the veterans among your Rookstool ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rookstool Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rookstool life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Rookstool in 1962 was 71, and 54 in 2004.

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