Roisum Family History

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Roisum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from the farmstead in Sogn named Røysum, from the dative plural of Old Norse reysi ‘heap of stones’.

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


Similar surnames: Fossum, Hoium, Rossum, Royse, Riis, Foisy, Rossin, Rossen, Rohm

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Roisum Family Origin

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Roisum Family Occupations

What did your Roisum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Roisum. The most common Roisum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Roisum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%

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Roisum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Roisum Life Expectancy

What is the average Roisum lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Roisum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Roisum in 1964 was 93, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roisum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roisum 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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