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Rosell Surname Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the element ros ‘rose’ + the suffix -ell a derivative of the Latin adjectival ending -elius. Catalan: variant of Rossell . German: probably a variant of Rösel (see Roesel ).

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

Similar surnames: Rosel, Dovell, Bodell, Forsell, Norell, Rodell, Rowell, Boswell

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Where is the Rosell family from?

You can see how Rosell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rosell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 15 Rosell families living in Alberta. This was about 42% of all the recorded Rosell's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Rosell families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rosell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rosell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rosell. 72% of Rosell men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Rosell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosell 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rosell. For the veterans among your Rosell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosell lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rosell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rosell in 1956 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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