Rought Family History

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Rought Name Meaning

variant of Scottish Rough. Americanized spelling of German Rucht (see Ruchti).

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


Similar surnames: Vought, Rout, Rough, Fought, Rugh, Raught, Rouch, Vaught, Roush

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Rought Family Origin

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Rought Family Occupations

What did your Rought ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuitant, Bricklayers Laborer and Coalminer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rought. A less common occupation for the Rought family was Cowman (Ag). The most common Rought occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 7% of Rought's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

    7%
  • Bricklayers Laborer

    7%
  • Coalminer

    7%
  • Cowman (Ag)

    7%

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

Rought Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rought Life Expectancy

What is the average Rought lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rought life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rought in 1954 was 55, and 39 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rought

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rought 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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