Rotta Family History

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Rotta Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from rotta ‘break’, ‘breach’, probably denoting a pass through a range of mountains. Italian: from the vocabulary word rotta ‘course (of a ship)’, hence an occupational nickname for a steersman. Compare Greek Rota.

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


Similar surnames: Rota, Cotta, Motta, Rosa, Botte, Ricotta, Roth, Roda, Botta, Trotta

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Rotta Family Origin

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Rotta Family Occupations

What did your Rotta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rotta. 16% of Rotta men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Rotta women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rotta were Electrician and Cloth Straightener

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Electrician
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Assembling
    5%
  • Cloth Straightener
    5%

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

Rotta Historical Records

What Rotta family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rotta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rotta 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 797 immigration records available for the last name Rotta. 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 301 military records available for the last name Rotta. For the veterans among your Rotta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rotta Life Expectancy

What is the average Rotta lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rotta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rotta in 1963 was 73, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rotta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rotta 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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