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Rossier Family History

Rossier Name Meaning
French: probably a topographic name for someone who lived in marshy terrain, from a derivative of ros ‘reed’.

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

13,862 Historical Documents with Rossier on Ancestry.com
6,333 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
259 Military Records
510 Immigration Records
2,532 Census and Voter Lists
4,228 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rossier Families

  • Number of Rossier families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rossier families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rossier last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rossier census records

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Rossier Family Origin

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Rossier Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Rossier 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 Rossier

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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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Rossier Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rossier census records

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

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Rossier Civil War Service Records

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