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Rosenwasser Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a distiller or herbalist, from Middle High German rosenwazzer ‘rose water’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of modern German Rosenwasser ‘rose water’.

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

Similar surnames: Goldwasser, Rosenbauer, Wasser, Rosenbaum, Rosentreter, Kornhauser

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Rosenwasser Family Origin

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Rosenwasser Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Rosenwasser occupation in the USA was Clothing Mfr. 50% of Rosenwasser's were Clothing Mfrs. Clothing Mfr and Doctor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rosenwasser.

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  • Clothing Mfr

  • Doctor


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Rosenwasser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rosenwasser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosenwasser 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosenwasser. 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 346 military records available for the last name Rosenwasser. For the veterans among your Rosenwasser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosenwasser Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rosenwasser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rosenwasser in 1958 was 55, and 91 in 2004.

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