Roesser Family History

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Roesser Name Meaning

German (Rösser): topographic name from Middle High German rœsse ‘pool for retting flax’.

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

Similar surnames: Roesler, Roessel, Roessler, Groesser, Resser, Rosser, Ressel, Nesser

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Roesser Family Origin

Where is the Roesser family from?

Roesser Family Occupations

What did your Roesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roesser. 14% of Roesser men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Roesser women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roesser were Machinist and Electrical Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Bookkeeper
  • Electrical Saleslady

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

Roesser Historical Records

What Roesser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roesser 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 153 immigration records available for the last name Roesser. 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 294 military records available for the last name Roesser. For the veterans among your Roesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Roesser lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Roesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Roesser in 1953 was 98, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roesser 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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