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Rosser Family History

Rosser Name Meaning
Welsh: variant of English Roger.German (Rösser): occupational name for a horse dealer, a groom, or a carter.

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

317,540 Historical Documents with Rosser on Ancestry.com
80,203 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,283 Military Records
5,469 Immigration Records
59,265 Census and Voter Lists
164,320 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rosser Families

  • Number of Rosser families
     83 - 164
     28 - 82
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rosser families
     519 - 1,036
     174 - 518
     1 - 173
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rosser families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rosser census records

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Rosser Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Rosser families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Rosser Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Rosser 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 Rosser

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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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Rosser Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rosser census records

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

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Rosser Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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