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Roosa Family History

Roosa Name Meaning
Dutch: from a personal name Rosart, formed with Rosa ‘rose’ + the Germanic element hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’.

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

251,899 Historical Documents with Roosa on Ancestry.com
7,668 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,824 Military Records
737 Immigration Records
10,002 Census and Voter Lists
231,668 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Roosa Families

  • Number of Roosa families
     71 - 139
     24 - 70
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Roosa last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Roosa last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Roosa census records

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Roosa Family Origin

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Roosa Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Roosa families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Roosa

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Roosa Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Roosa census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Roosa ancestors, such as occupation.

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Roosa Civil War Service Records

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