Roosa Family History

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Roosa Name Meaning

Dutch: from a personal name Rosart, formed with Rosa ‘rose’ + the Germanic element hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’.

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

Similar surnames: Roos, Rosa, Rozsa, Boos, Rook, Rosal, Roso, Rosas, Goos, Rossa

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Roosa Family Origin

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Roosa Family Occupations

What did your Roosa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roosa. 18% of Roosa men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Roosa women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roosa were Salesman and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Teacher

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

Roosa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Roosa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roosa 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 796 immigration records available for the last name Roosa. 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 Roosa. For the veterans among your Roosa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roosa Life Expectancy

What is the average Roosa lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Roosa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Roosa in 1951 was 39, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roosa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roosa 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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