Rosell Family History

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Rosell Name Meaning

Catalan: variant of Catalan Rossell. Catalan: possibly also a habitational name from Rossell, a town in Castelló de la Plana. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ros ‘rose’ + the common surname suffix -ell, from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. Probably an altered spelling of German Rösel (see Roesel).

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

Similar surnames: Rosel, Dovell, Bodell, Forsell, Norell, Rodell, Rowell, Boswell

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Rosell Family Origin

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Rosell Family Occupations

What did your Rosell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rosell family was Farm Laborer. The most common Rosell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Rosell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosell.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Rosell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Rosell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosell 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosell. 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 Rosell. For the veterans among your Rosell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosell Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosell lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rosell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rosell in 1956 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosell 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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