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Rosson Family History

Rosson Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Rostherne in Cheshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Rodestorne, from the Old Scandinavian personal name Rauthr + Old English thorn or thyrne ‘thorn tree’.Italian: from an augmentative of Rosso.

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

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23,571 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,307 Military Records
1,237 Immigration Records
15,269 Census and Voter Lists
63,444 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rosson Families

  • Number of Rosson families
     31 - 60
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rosson families
     37 - 72
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rosson families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rosson census records

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Rosson Family Origin

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Rosson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rosson

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Rosson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rosson census records

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Rosson Civil War Service Records

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