Rosten Family History

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Rosten Name Meaning

English: variant of Rosson. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Rosten or Røsten, from rust ‘grove’, ‘ridge’. Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames. Compare Rothstein.

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


Similar surnames: Rusten, Rosen, Rossen, Roston, Osten, Royston, Kosten, Osen, Rostek

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Rosten Family Origin

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Rosten Family Occupations

What did your Rosten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Jeweler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosten. The most common Rosten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Rosten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rosten family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Jeweler

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

Rosten Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rosten Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosten lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rosten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Rosten in 1953 was 43, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosten 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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