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Roszel Family History

Roszel Surname Meaning

German: archaic variant of Rossel . This form of the surname is no longer found in Germany. Compare Rossell and Roszell .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Roszak, Rishel, Rosel, Rossell, Robel, Roedel, Oshel, Ritzel, Rogel

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Where is the Roszel family from?

You can see how Roszel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roszel family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Roszel families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 51 Roszel families living in Ontario. This was about 98% of all the recorded Roszel's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Roszel families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roszel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roszel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Carpenter and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Roszel. 25% of Roszel men worked as a Carpenter and 50% of Roszel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roszel were Carter and Stenographer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Carpenter
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farmers Son
    25%
  • Carter
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roszel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roszel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 219 immigration records available for the last name Roszel. 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 Cards

There are 263 military records available for the last name Roszel. For the veterans among your Roszel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roszel lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Roszel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Roszel in 1965 was 80, and 78 in 2004.

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