Rosson Family History

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Rosson Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Rostherne in Cheshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Rodestorne, from the Old Scandinavian personal name Rauthr + Old English thorn or thyrne ‘thorn tree’. Italian: from an augmentative of Rosso.

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


Similar surnames: Roston, Rosso, Bossom, Rossen, Robson, Gosson, Rossin, Posson, Musson

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Rosson Family Origin

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Rosson Family Occupations

What did your Rosson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rosson occupation in Canada was Going To School. 33% of Rosson's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Rosson family was Saloon Keeper. Going To School and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rosson.

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  • Going To School

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Saloon Keeper

    33%

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

Rosson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rosson Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosson lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rosson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rosson in 1953 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosson 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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