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Rosendahl Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: either an ornamental name composed of the elements rosen- (combining form of ros ‘rose’) + dahl, an old or ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’, or a habitational name from a widespread place name of comparatively recent origin. German: variant of Rosenthal.

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


Similar surnames: Rosdahl, Rendahl, Grondahl, Sandahl, Sundahl, Grendahl, Youngdahl

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Rosendahl Family Origin

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Rosendahl Family Occupations

What did your Rosendahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosendahl. A less common occupation for the Rosendahl family was Butcher. The most common Rosendahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Rosendahl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Shoemaker

    8%
  • Butcher

    4%

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Rosendahl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rosendahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosendahl lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Rosendahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rosendahl in 1949 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosendahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosendahl 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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