Rosse Family History

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Rosse Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German rœsse ‘kiln’, in particular one used for drying hemp and flax or for burning lime.

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


Similar surnames: Rose, Ross, Bosse, Reese, Roske, Fosse, Royse, Gosse, Rossen, Rosser

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Rosse Family Origin

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Rosse Family Occupations

What did your Rosse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rosse occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 56% of Rosse's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Rosse family was Store Keeper. Cultivateur, Store Clerk and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosse.

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  • Cultivateur

    56%
  • Store Clerk

    22%
  • Journalier

    11%
  • Store Keeper

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rosse ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rosse Historical Records

What Rosse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rosse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosse census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rosse. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rosse. For the veterans among your Rosse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosse Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosse lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rosse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Rosse in 1957 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosse ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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