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Rosenson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Royze ‘rose’ + German Sohn ‘son’. Swedish: patronymic from Rosen.

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


Similar surnames: Sorenson, Berenson, Benson, Rosenman, Rosenstein, Rogerson, Robinson

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Where is the Rosenson family from?

You can see how Rosenson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosenson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Rosenson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Rosenson families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Rosenson's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rosenson families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rosenson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rosenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rosenson. 32% of Rosenson men worked as a Salesman and 43% of Rosenson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosenson were Clerk and Housework. .

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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
    32%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Proprietor
    29%
  • Housework
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rosenson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosenson 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Rosenson. 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 204 military records available for the last name Rosenson. For the veterans among your Rosenson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rosenson lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rosenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rosenson in 1953 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

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