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Rossum Name Meaning

German and Dutch: habitational name from a place so named in the Dutch-German border area west of Nordhorn.

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


Similar surnames: Fossum, Roisum, Rossen, Rossin, Rossow, Ross, Pross, Roskam, Bossom

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Rossum Family Origin

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Rossum Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    33%
  • Bookkeeper Gass. Co

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rossum family was Laborer. The most common Rossum occupation in the USA was Barber. 33% of Rossum's were Barbers. Barber and Bookkeeper Gass. Co were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rossum.

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Rossum Life Expectancy

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