Roesel Family History

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Roesel Name Meaning

German (also Rösel): diminutive of Rose.

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

Similar surnames: Rosel, Roessel, Rosell, Boesel, Roedel, Loesel, Roese, Roethel

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Roesel Family Origin

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Roesel Family Occupations

What did your Roesel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Baker, Farmer and Gilder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roesel. The most common Roesel occupation in the USA was Baker. 14% of Roesel's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Roesel family was Piano Maker.

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  • Baker

  • Farmer

  • Gilder

  • Piano Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Roesel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Roesel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roesel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roesel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 302 immigration records available for the last name Roesel. 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 Card

There are 349 military records available for the last name Roesel. For the veterans among your Roesel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roesel Life Expectancy

What is the average Roesel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Roesel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Roesel in 1958 was 63, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roesel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roesel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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