Rosser Family History

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Rosser Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of English Roger. German (Rösser): occupational name for a horse dealer, a groom, or a carter.

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


Similar surnames: Mosser, Rossler, Rossen, Roster, Roser, Crosser, Roesser, Rosler

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Rosser Family Origin

Where is the Rosser family from?

Rosser Family Occupations

What did your Rosser ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rosser occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Rosser's were Farmers. Farmer, Merchant and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosser. A less common occupation for the Rosser family was Agent.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Merchant

    12%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Agent

    4%

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

Rosser Historical Records

What Rosser family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Rosser Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosser lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rosser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rosser in 1950 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosser 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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