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Rounds Family History

Rounds Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): variant of Round with post-medieval excrescent -s.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Round, Bounds, Rands, Grounds, Founds, Pounds, Douds, Bonds, Youngs

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Where is the Rounds family from?

You can see how Rounds families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rounds family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rounds families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 47 Rounds families living in Staffordshire. This was about 38% of all the recorded Rounds's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Rounds families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rounds surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rounds ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Rounds. 25% of Rounds men worked as a Bricklayer and 80% of Rounds women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rounds were Farm Labourer and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • General Labourer
  • At School
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • House Duties
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Rounds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rounds census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rounds. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Rounds. For the veterans among your Rounds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rounds lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rounds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rounds in 1947 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

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