Rosenwald Family History

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Rosenwald Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example in East Prussia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German compound Rosenwald ‘rose wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Rosenfeld, Rodewald, Rosenthal, Seewald, Rosenberg, Rosenheim

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Rosenwald Family Origin

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Rosenwald Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    38%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Clothier

    8%
  • Conductor On R.R.

    8%

In 1880, the most common Rosenwald occupation in the USA was Merchant. 38% of Rosenwald's were Merchants. A less common occupation for the Rosenwald family was Conductor On R.R.. Merchant, Farmer and Clothier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosenwald.

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Rosenwald Historical Records

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Rosenwald Life Expectancy

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