Rossell Family History

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Rossell Name Meaning

English: from the Anglo-Norman French personal name Rocel, a pet form of Roce (see Ross 3). Catalan: nickname for someone with red hair, from a diminutive of ros ‘red’.

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

Similar surnames: Russell, Rossel, Rossey, Rosell, Rossello, Ressel, Rowell, Tassell

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Rossell Family Origin

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Rossell Family Occupations

What did your Rossell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Checker and Hark Winder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Rossell. 17% of Rossell men worked as a Checker

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Checker
  • Farmer
  • Fistel Keeper
  • Fruit Grower

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Hark Winder

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rossell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Rossell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rossell 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rossell. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Rossell. For the veterans among your Rossell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rossell Life Expectancy

What is the average Rossell lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rossell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Rossell in 1948 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rossell 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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