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Rosema Family History

Rosema Name Meaning

Frisian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Rozema, Bosma, Ritsema, Postma, Postema, Roser, Rosica, Sem, Rasey

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Where is the Rosema family from?

You can see how Rosema families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosema family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Rosema families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Rosema families living in Michigan. This was about 75% of all the recorded Rosema's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Rosema families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rosema surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rosema ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Rosema. 31% of Rosema men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Meat Cutter
  • Machine Operator
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 766 census records available for the last name Rosema. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosema 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 197 immigration records available for the last name Rosema. 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 92 military records available for the last name Rosema. For the veterans among your Rosema ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosema lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Rosema life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Rosema in 1964 was 80, and 82 in 2003.

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