Roesler Family History

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Roesler Name Meaning

occupational name for a rose grower, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rose ‘rose’. variant of Rössler (see Roessler). variant of Resler in eastern German. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’.

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

Similar surnames: Rosler, Roessler, Roeser, Rossler, Rossner, Hosler, Roesser, Roemer

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Roesler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Roesler name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Roesler Family Origin

Where is the Roesler family from?

Roesler Family Occupations

What did your Roesler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roesler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Roesler's were Farmers. Farmer, Alderman and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roesler. A less common occupation for the Roesler family was Carpenter & Builder.

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  • Farmer

  • Alderman

  • Carpenter

  • Carpenter & Builder


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

Roesler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Roesler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roesler 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 Roesler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Roesler. For the veterans among your Roesler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roesler Life Expectancy

What is the average Roesler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Roesler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Roesler in 1950 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roesler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roesler 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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