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Rosberg Surname Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ros ‘rose’ + berg ‘mountain hill’. German: variant of Rossberg . This surname is rare in Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Osberg, Roberg, Risberg, Vosberg, Oberg, Boberg, Mossberg, Rosenberg

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Where is the Rosberg family from?

You can see how Rosberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rosberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Rosberg families living in British Columbia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Rosberg's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Rosberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rosberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rosberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rosberg. 24% of Rosberg men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Rosberg women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosberg were Farm Laborer and Librarian. .

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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

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Librarian
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rosberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosberg. 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 391 military records available for the last name Rosberg. For the veterans among your Rosberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosberg lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rosberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Rosberg in 1957 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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