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Rosi Family History

Rosi Name Meaning

Greek (Rosis): metronymic from the female personal name Rosa 1, or alternatively a variant of Rosso. Italian: patronymic from the personal name Roso, which may be a masculinized form of Rosa or alternatively a derivative of a Germanic personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Rosa, Rose, Roso, Risi, Ross, Roti, Mori, Bosi, Rossi, Rodi

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Where is the Rosi family from?

You can see how Rosi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosi family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rosi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Rosi families living in Quebec. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rosi's in Canada. Quebec and 1 other province had the highest population of Rosi families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rosi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rosi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rosi. 27% of Rosi men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Rosi women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosi were Miner and Dipper.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Waiter
    14%
  • Miner
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    50%
  • Dipper
    50%
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What Rosi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rosi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosi 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosi. 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 289 military records available for the last name Rosi. For the veterans among your Rosi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosi lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rosi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rosi in 1960 was 69, and 82 in 2004.

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