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Roscoe Family History

Roscoe Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire called Roscoe, named in Old Norse with rá ‘roebuck’ + scógr ‘copse’.Americanized spelling of French Racicot.

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

232,569 Historical Documents with Roscoe on Ancestry.com
89,049 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,101 Military Records
5,200 Immigration Records
56,487 Census and Voter Lists
72,732 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Roscoe Families

  • Number of Roscoe families
     36 - 70
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Roscoe families
     813 - 1,624
     272 - 812
     1 - 271
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Roscoe families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Roscoe census records

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Roscoe Family Origin

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Roscoe Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Roscoe

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Roscoe Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Roscoe census records

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Roscoe Civil War Service Records

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