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Rosette Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the female personal name Rose 6 ‘rose’ or a habitational name from any of several places called (La) Rosette e.g. in Yonne denoting a place where roses grow. This surname is also found in the West Indies and Mauritius. Americanized form of Norwegian Roseth . Hispanic (Mexico): probably of French origin (see 1 above).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Boyette, Rettew, Botte, Roulette, Revette, Roselle, Rochette, Rosetti

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Where is the Rosette family from?

You can see how Rosette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosette family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rosette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Rosette families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rosette's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rosette families in 1840.
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What did your Rosette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rosette. 39% of Rosette men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Rosette women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosette were Machinist and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Helper
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rosette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 549 immigration records available for the last name Rosette. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 268 military records available for the last name Rosette. For the veterans among your Rosette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosette lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rosette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rosette in 1957 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

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