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

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  • Cabinet Maker

    50%
  • Confectioner

    50%

In 1881, Cabinet Maker and Confectioner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rotta. The most common Rotta occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Rotta's were Cabinet Makers.

Source: Census data for Rotta | Data not to scale

Rotta Historical Records

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Rotta Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rotta

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