Rosh Name Meaning

Dutch or German: Americanized spelling of Rosch. Slovenian: nickname from roš, a reduced form of rovaš ‘stick split lengthwise’, used to keep accounts (by scoring or making notches in the wood). Compare Ros 4. Jewish: either a shortened form of some Ashkenazic surname, or from Hebrew rosh ‘head’.

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


Similar surnames: Ros, Ross, Roth, Rush, Tosh, Rosch, Rose, Rish, Roch, Grosh

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Rosh Family Origin

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Rosh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Rosh occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Rosh's were Farmers.

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Between 1960 and 2004, Rosh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Rosh in 1960 was 53, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosh

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