Rossel Family History

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Rossel Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, and French: nickname for a red-haired person, from a variant of rosel(l), a diminutive of ros ‘red’.

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

Similar surnames: Rossell, Rossey, Rassel, Ressel, Roussel, Rosel, Rogel, Russell

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Rossel Family Origin

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Rossel Family Occupations

What did your Rossel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rossel occupation in Canada was Sadler. 100% of Rossel's were Sadlers.

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  • Sadler


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

Rossel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rossel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rossel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rossel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rossel in 1955 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rossel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rossel 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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