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Rosburg Surname Meaning

German: variant of Rossburg a habitational name from Roseburg near Lüneburg Lower Saxony or from Rochsburg Saxony. Americanized form of Swedish Rosborg an ornamental name composed of the elements ros ‘rose’ + borg ‘castle’ or Rosberg .

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


Similar surnames: Rosberg, Risberg, Ramsburg, Roberg, Vosburg, Burg, Homburg, Vosberg

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Where is the Rosburg family from?

You can see how Rosburg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosburg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rosburg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Rosburg families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Rosburg's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Rosburg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rosburg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rosburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rosburg. 64% of Rosburg men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Rosburg women worked as a Housewife. .

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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
    64%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rosburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosburg 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 153 immigration records available for the last name Rosburg. 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 720 military records available for the last name Rosburg. For the veterans among your Rosburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosburg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rosburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Rosburg in 1962 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

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