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 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rought. 13% of Rought men worked as a Bricklayer and 60% of Rought women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rought were Builders Labourer and Club Agency Collector

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Miner (colliery Shaftman)
  • Aircraft Engineer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Caretaker
  • Club Agency Collector

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

Rought Historical Records

What Rought family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Rought

Passenger List

There are 237 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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