Roten Family History

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Roten Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant spelling of Rothen, recorded in 1832 as the surname of a Swiss Mennonite immigrant. It is probably topographic in origin, from a field or rocky slope so named due to the red color of the soil or rock.

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

Similar surnames: Broten, Roen, Rotan, Roden, Doten, Osen, Rossen, Rosen, Ooten, Rote

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Roten Family Origin

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Roten Family Occupations

What did your Roten ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Tailor Machinist was the top reported job for people in the UK named Roten.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Tailor Machinist

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Roten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Roten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roten 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 750 immigration records available for the last name Roten. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Roten. For the veterans among your Roten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roten Life Expectancy

What is the average Roten lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Roten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Roten in 1948 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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