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Rossnagel Family History

Rossnagel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Recknagel, Rossner, Nothnagel, Rossel, Reinagel, Gossage, Rogel

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Where is the Rossnagel family from?

You can see how Rossnagel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rossnagel family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Rossnagel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 21 Rossnagel families living in New Jersey. This was about 91% of all the recorded Rossnagel's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Rossnagel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rossnagel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rossnagel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Rossnagel. 67% of Rossnagel men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    67%
  • Manager
    34%
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Census Records

There are 744 census records available for the last name Rossnagel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rossnagel 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 287 immigration records available for the last name Rossnagel. 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 230 military records available for the last name Rossnagel. For the veterans among your Rossnagel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rossnagel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rossnagel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Rossnagel in 1963 was 66, and 88 in 2004.

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