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Rosin Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Rosien near Bentheim in Lower Saxony or Rosin in Mecklenburg. This surname is also found in France (mainly Alsace). German: from Middle High German Middle Low German rosne ‘raisin’ probably a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in raisins. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). See also 3 below. Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian Rozin and Sorbian Rozyn: nickname or metonymic occupational name derived from Slovenian rozina Sorbian rozyna ‘raisin’ words of German origin (see 2 above). Italian (Veneto): from a variant of the personal name Rosino a pet form of Roso . French: diminutive of Rose 1 or a pet form of the female personal name Rose 6. Croatian (Rošin): patronymic from a short or pet form of various male personal names containing the syllable ro(š) (see Rosko ); or patronymic from the nickname Rošo ‘red-haired’ (see Rosic ).7: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish personal name Ro(y)ze (see Rose ) formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.8: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Russified variant of Rosen 1 formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in instead of the ending -en.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rosen, Rosing, Robin, Rolin, Bodin, Osen, Rosi, Rosini, Sosin, Rossin

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You can see how Rosin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rosin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Rosin families living in Tennessee. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rosin's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Rosin families in 1840.
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What did your Rosin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rosin. 13% of Rosin men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Rosin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosin were Proprietor and Teacher. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
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What is the average Rosin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Rosin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rosin in 1952 was 67, and 81 in 2004.

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