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Rosauer Name Meaning

German: shortened form of Rosenauer a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Rosenau .

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


Similar surnames: Roser, Cronauer, Rossner, Rosales, Rosner, Rosler, Roscher, Hoster

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Where is the Rosauer family from?

You can see how Rosauer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosauer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rosauer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Rosauer families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Rosauer's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rosauer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rosauer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rosauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rosauer. 50% of Rosauer men worked as a Proprietor and 100% of Rosauer women worked as a Waitress. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Proprietor
    50%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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What Rosauer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 740 census records available for the last name Rosauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosauer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 109 immigration records available for the last name Rosauer. 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 Cards

There are 233 military records available for the last name Rosauer. For the veterans among your Rosauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosauer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Rosauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rosauer in 1962 was 78, and 78 in 2003.

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