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Roso Family History

Roso Name Meaning

Italian: from a masculinized form of Rosa or a variant of Rosso . Spanish: nickname from roso ‘smooth-faced; bald’. Compare Rozo . Croatian: nickname from dialect roso ‘red-haired’ a word of Italian origin (see Rosso ).

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


Similar surnames: Rosi, Rosa, Rosso, Rose, Riso, Ross, Boso, Rosko, Raso, Ros

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Where is the Roso family from?

You can see how Roso families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roso family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Roso families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Roso family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Roso's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Roso families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roso surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Roso. 100% of Roso men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Roso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roso 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Roso. 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 428 military records available for the last name Roso. For the veterans among your Roso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roso lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2003, in the United States, Roso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Roso in 1943 was 50, and 77 in 2003.

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