Rosenkranz Family History

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Rosenkranz Name Meaning

Dutch, German, and Scandinavian: from Middle Low German rosenkranz ‘wreath’, ‘rosary’ (or a cognate in a related language), hence a metonymic occupational name for a wreath or rosary maker, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a wreath or in a place named with this word. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of the Dutch and German name, or of the German word Rosenkranz ‘wreath’.

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


Similar surnames: Rosenkrantz, Rosenbaum, Rosencrantz, Rosencrans, Rosner, Rosenbrock

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Rosenkranz Family Origin

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Rosenkranz Family Occupations

What did your Rosenkranz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosenkranz. A less common occupation for the Rosenkranz family was Brewer. The most common Rosenkranz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Rosenkranz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Beer Saloon

    4%
  • Brewer

    4%

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

Rosenkranz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rosenkranz Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosenkranz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rosenkranz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Rosenkranz in 1951 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosenkranz

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