Rowling Family History

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Rowling 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: Roling, Rolling, Robling, Rawling, Rollins, Bolling, Rolin, Bowling

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Rowling Family Origin

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Rowling Family Occupations

What did your Rowling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rowling family was Greengrocer. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowling. The most common Rowling occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Rowling's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Greengrocer

    3%

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

Rowling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rowling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rowling 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 Rowling

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rowling. 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 Rowling. For the veterans among your Rowling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rowling Life Expectancy

What is the average Rowling lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rowling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rowling in 1958 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rowling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rowling 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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