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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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Retail Grocer

    17%
  • Rigger

    17%
  • Without

    17%

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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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Roseland Life Expectancy

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