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Roseland Name Meaning

English: Reaney identifies this as a habitational name from Roselands Farm in Ulcombe, Kent. However, he gives only one (late) citation, and the surname, if it exists at all in the United Kingdom, is now very rare. Americanized form of Norwegian Røys(e)land, a habitational name from about 30 farmsteads, many in Agder, named from Old Norse reysi ‘heap of stones’ + land ‘land’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Osland, Loveland, Rowland, Copeland, Ryland, Moreland, Crossland

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Roseland Family Origin

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Roseland Family Occupations

What did your Roseland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roseland family was Without. Farmer, Retail Grocer and Rigger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roseland. The most common Roseland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Roseland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Retail Grocer

    17%
  • Rigger

    17%
  • Without

    17%

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Roseland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roseland Life Expectancy

What is the average Roseland lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Roseland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Roseland in 1951 was 53, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roseland 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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