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Rosman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from South German Ross ‘horse’ hence an occupational name for a breeder or keeper of horses or perhaps a nickname for someone thought to resemble a horse or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a horse. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rose 9 with the addition of man ‘man’. Americanized form of German Rosmann (see Rossmann ) and Slovenian Croatian Hungarian Czech and Slovak Rozman Rožman or Rozmán. Polish and Czech: from German Rossmann .

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


Similar surnames: Rozman, Kosman, Osman, Gosman, Roseman, Rayman, Rotman, Roman

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Where is the Rosman family from?

You can see how Rosman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rosman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Rosman families living in Alberta. This was about 23% of all the recorded Rosman's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Rosman families in 1911.
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What did your Rosman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rosman. 58% of Rosman 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
    58%
  • Labourer
    22%
  • Tailor
    11%
  • Carpenter
    11%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosman. 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 820 military records available for the last name Rosman. For the veterans among your Rosman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rosman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rosman in 1962 was 70, and 94 in 2004.

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