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Rosko Name Meaning

Hungarian (Roskó): nickname for a red-haired man of Romanian origin (see Rosca ). Slovak and Rusyn (from Slovakia) (Roško): habitational name from Roškovce in the Zemplín region in eastern Slovakia or a Slavicized form of Hungarian Roskó (see 1 above). Slovak and Czech (Roško): perhaps a hypocoristic derivative of roh ‘horn’ or of the personal name Roch 1 Latin Rochus. Croatian (Roško): probably from a pet form of the nickname Rošo ‘red-haired’ (see Rosic ) or its cognate Roso Alternatively of the same origin as the name in 5 below. Croatian and Serbian (Roško): from a pet form of personal names beginning with Ro- (see Rodich ) or containing the syllable roš such as Juroš (from Croatian Juraj ‘George’). The surname Roško is very rare in Serbia and in Croatia it may alternatively be of Hungarian origin (see 1 above). Compare Roscoe .

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


Similar surnames: Mosko, Roske, Bosko, Roso, Rosso, Kopko, Mesko, Tomko, Jesko, Mosso

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Where is the Rosko family from?

You can see how Rosko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosko family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rosko families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Rosko families living in Quebec. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rosko's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Rosko families in 1911.
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What did your Rosko ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rosko. 43% of Rosko 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
    43%
  • Labourer
    22%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Miner
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rosko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosko 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 Rosko. 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 Rosko. For the veterans among your Rosko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosko lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rosko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Rosko in 1955 was 73, and 70 in 2004.

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