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Roisum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from the farmstead in Sogn named Røysum, from the dative plural of Old Norse reysi ‘heap of stones’.

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


Similar surnames: Fossum, Hoium, Rossum, Royse, Riis, Foisy, Rossin, Rossen, Rohm

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Roisum Family Origin

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Roisum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Roisum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Roisum's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Roisum.

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Roisum Historical Records

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Roisum Life Expectancy

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