Roessner Family History

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Roessner Name Meaning

German (also Rössner): variant of Rossner.

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

Similar surnames: Roesner, Roesener, Rossner, Moessner, Resner, Roessler, Woessner

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Roessner Family Origin

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Roessner Family Occupations

What did your Roessner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roessner occupation in the USA was Boarding House. 11% of Roessner's were Boarding Houses. A less common occupation for the Roessner family was Grocery. Boarding House, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roessner.

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  • Boarding House

  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Grocery


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

Roessner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roessner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roessner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Roessner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Roessner. For the veterans among your Roessner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roessner Life Expectancy

What is the average Roessner lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Roessner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Roessner in 1955 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roessner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roessner 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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