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Roessel Name Meaning

German (also Rössel): possibly in some cases an occupational name for a horse dealer, from a diminutive of Middle High German röss ‘horse’; otherwise a habitational name from a house named with this word, for example zum weissen Rössl ‘at (the sign of) the little white horse’.

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


Similar surnames: Ressel, Roesser, Kessel, Roessler, Roesler, Roedel, Dressel, Stoessel

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Roessel Family Origin

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Roessel Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Cartman

    8%
  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store

    8%

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In 1880, Baker, Carpenter and Cartman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roessel. A less common occupation for the Roessel family was Clerk In Dry Goods Store. The most common Roessel occupation in the USA was Baker. 15% of Roessel's were Bakers.

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Roessel Historical Records

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Roessel Life Expectancy

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