Rothwell Family History

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Rothwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, in Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, North Yorkshire, and elsewhere, so named from Old English roð(u) ‘clearing’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Bothwell, Rockwell, Southwell, Rodwell, Rothell, Rathmell, Rowell

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Rothwell Family Origin

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Rothwell Family Occupations

What did your Rothwell ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Rothwell occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Rothwell's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Rothwell family was Farmer. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rothwell.

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Rothwell Historical Records

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Rothwell Life Expectancy

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