Rosa Name Meaning

Italian and Catalan: from rosa ‘rose’ (Latin rosa), applied in part as a topographic name for someone who lived where wild roses grew, in part as a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a rose, and in part as a nickname for someone with a pink, rosy complexion. Portuguese and Spanish: in most cases a short form of a name such as (de la) Rosa (Spanish) or (da) Rosa (Portuguese), or occasionally from the female personal name Rosa. Polish and Czech: from the vocabulary word rosa ‘dew’, ‘juice’, ‘sap’, applied as a nickname.

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

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Rosa Family Origin

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Rosa Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rosa family was Farming. The most common Rosa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rosa's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosa.

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Rosa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rosa in 1945 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosa

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