Rossen Family History

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Rossen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in East Prussia. English: possibly a variant spelling of Rosson.

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

Similar surnames: Rosen, Rossin, Rosten, Fossen, Rosser, Bossen, Rowden, Riessen

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Rossen Family Origin

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Rossen Family Occupations

What did your Rossen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Rossen. 31% of Rossen men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Rossen women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rossen were Farm Laborer and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Dealer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Income

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

Rossen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Rossen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rossen 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 Rossen. 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 Rossen. For the veterans among your Rossen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rossen Life Expectancy

What is the average Rossen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rossen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rossen in 1962 was 65, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rossen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rossen 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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