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Rosborough Name Meaning

English (now mainly northern Ireland): apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place. perhaps also an altered spelling of Swedish Rosberg or German Rossburg (see Rosburg).

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


Similar surnames: Roseborough, Rosebrough, Hansbrough, Brough, Goldsborough, Malbrough

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Rosborough Family Origin

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Rosborough Family Occupations

What did your Rosborough ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosborough. The most common Rosborough occupation in Canada was Farmer. 51% of Rosborough's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rosborough family was Laboror.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Labourer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Laboror

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rosborough ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rosborough Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rosborough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosborough 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rosborough. 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 Rosborough. For the veterans among your Rosborough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosborough Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosborough lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Rosborough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rosborough in 1940 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosborough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosborough 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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