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Rosenbaum Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a rosebush, Middle High German rosenboum. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of modern German Rosenbaum ‘rose bush’.

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


Similar surnames: Rosenblum, Greenbaum, Rosenblatt, Rosenau, Rosenbluth, Lindenbaum

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Where is the Rosenbaum family from?

You can see how Rosenbaum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosenbaum family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rosenbaum families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Rosenbaum families living in Ohio. This was about 33% of all the recorded Rosenbaum's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Rosenbaum families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rosenbaum surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rosenbaum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rosenbaum. 15% of Rosenbaum men worked as a Salesman and 8% of Rosenbaum women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosenbaum were Laborer and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%
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Census Records

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Rosenbaum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosenbaum 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosenbaum. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Rosenbaum. For the veterans among your Rosenbaum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosenbaum lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rosenbaum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rosenbaum in 1945 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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