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Rosoff Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): shortened and altered form of Rozovsky a habitational name from the town of Grozov in Belarus and an altered form of its cognate Rozov.

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


Similar surnames: Rogoff, Boroff, Kossoff, Danoff, Medoff, Turoff, Roof, Sadoff, Koff

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Where is the Rosoff family from?

You can see how Rosoff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosoff family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Rosoff families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Rosoff families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Rosoff's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rosoff families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rosoff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rosoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rosoff. 20% of Rosoff men worked as a Salesman and 19% of Rosoff women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosoff were Laborer and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Saleslady
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rosoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosoff 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 Rosoff. 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 621 military records available for the last name Rosoff. For the veterans among your Rosoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosoff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rosoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rosoff in 1950 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

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