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Rosche Name Meaning

German (Rösche): variant of Roesch . German: habitational name from a place called Rosche (Lower Saxony) or Roschau (Bavaria). German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘renown’. German: topographic name from Middle High German rosche ‘cliff mountainside’. Germanized form of Sorbian Roš and Roša (see Rosch ).

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


Similar surnames: Roche, Roscher, Bosch, Roscoe, Hosch, Rohe, Tosch, Posch, Rosch

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Where is the Rosche family from?

You can see how Rosche families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosche family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rosche families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 27 Rosche families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Rosche's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rosche families in 1880.
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What did your Rosche ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rosche. 16% of Rosche men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Rosche women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosche were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    40%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rosche. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosche 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 571 immigration records available for the last name Rosche. 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 845 military records available for the last name Rosche. For the veterans among your Rosche ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosche lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rosche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rosche in 1963 was 73, and 73 in 2004.

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