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Roskopf Name Meaning

German (Rosskopf): literally ‘horse head’; a habitational name relating to the ancient custom of placing a horse head on house gabels or a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Kopf, Rothkopf, Rehkopf, Muskopf, Grosskopf, Stoskopf, Roskam

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Roskopf Family Origin

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Roskopf Family Occupations

What did your Roskopf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roskopf occupation in the USA was Dealer In Cattle. 25% of Roskopf's were Dealer In Cattles. A less common occupation for the Roskopf family was W. Machine Shop. Dealer In Cattle, Farmer and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roskopf.

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  • Dealer In Cattle

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Printer

    25%
  • W. Machine Shop

    25%

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Roskopf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roskopf Life Expectancy

What is the average Roskopf lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Roskopf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Roskopf in 1954 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roskopf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roskopf 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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