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Rossey Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of French Rossé, from a derivative of ros ‘red’, ‘auburn’, hence a nickname for someone with red hair, or Rosset, which has the same meaning.

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

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Rossey Family Origin

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Rossey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Frueit Store

    13%
  • Hotel Keeper

    13%

In 1880, the most common Rossey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rossey's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Frueit Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rossey. A less common occupation for the Rossey family was Hotel Keeper.

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Rossey Historical Records

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Rossey Life Expectancy

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