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Rosen Surname Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Rosen ‘roses’. Swedish (mainly Rosén): ornamental name composed of the elements ros ‘rose’ + the adjectival suffix -én/-en a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Compare Roseen and Rosene . German: from an inflected form of the personal name Rose . German: habitational name from any of several places in Westphalia former Silesia and East Prussia named Rosen from Rose ‘rose’. English (Middlesex): nickname from Middle English rosen(e) ‘rosy rose-colored’ denoting someone with a rosy complexion.

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

Similar surnames: Rose, Roser, Osen, Roden, Roen, Rosin, Rozen, Rosten, Rossen, Posen

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Where is the Rosen family from?

You can see how Rosen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rosen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 106 Rosen families living in Quebec. This was about 37% of all the recorded Rosen's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Rosen families in 1911.
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What did your Rosen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Rosen. 24% of Rosen men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Rosen women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosen were Merchant and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Tailor
  • Laborer
  • Merchant

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
  • Candy Maker
  • Finisher
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 110,000 census records available for the last name Rosen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosen 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 41,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosen. 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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There are 24,000 military records available for the last name Rosen. For the veterans among your Rosen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Rosen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rosen in 1943 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

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