Rowlett Family History

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Rowlett Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Rollo or Rolf.

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

Similar surnames: Rowett, Roulette, Rowles, Robnett, Noblett, Jewett, Rowell, Wollett

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Rowlett Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rowlett name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rowlett. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Native American—North, Central, South


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Rowlett Family Origin

Where is the Rowlett family from?

Rowlett Family Occupations

What did your Rowlett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Ag Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowlett. A less common occupation for the Rowlett family was Ag Labr. The most common Rowlett occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Rowlett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag Labr


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

Rowlett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Rowlett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rowlett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rowlett. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Rowlett. For the veterans among your Rowlett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rowlett Life Expectancy

What is the average Rowlett lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Rowlett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rowlett in 1941 was 65, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rowlett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rowlett 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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