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

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Rosenkranz Family Origin

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Rosenkranz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Beer Saloon

    4%
  • Brewer

    4%

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

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Rosenkranz Historical Records

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Rosenkranz Life Expectancy

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