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Rosenau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places so named, from Middle High German rose ‘rose’ + ouw(e) ‘water meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Rosen, Rosenbaum, Rosenow, Rosenthal, Rosenbauer, Roseman, Roen

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Rosenau Family Origin

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Rosenau Family Occupations

What did your Rosenau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rosenau family was Fancy Goods. Farmer, Baker and Cattle Drover were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosenau. The most common Rosenau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Rosenau's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Baker

    9%
  • Cattle Drover

    9%
  • Fancy Goods

    9%

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

Rosenau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rosenau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosenau 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rosenau. 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 Rosenau. For the veterans among your Rosenau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosenau Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosenau lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Rosenau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rosenau in 1941 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosenau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosenau 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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