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Rosas Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from the plural of rosa ‘rose’. Catalan: variant of Roses, habitational name from Roses, a town in L’Alt Empordà, Catalonia (earlier Rodas). Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Las Rosas.

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


Similar surnames: Rosa, Rodas, Rozas, Rosal, Ross, Rojas, Rota, Rivas, Rostad, Rokes

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Where is the Rosas family from?

You can see how Rosas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosas family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rosas families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 39 Rosas families living in Texas. This was about 43% of all the recorded Rosas's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Rosas families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rosas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rosas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rosas. 32% of Rosas men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Rosas women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosas were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.

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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
    32%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Rosas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosas 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosas. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rosas. For the veterans among your Rosas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosas lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Rosas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Rosas in 1943 was 19, and 70 in 2004.

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