Rossier Family History

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Rossier Name Meaning

French: probably a topographic name for someone who lived in marshy terrain, from a derivative of ros ‘reed’.

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

Similar surnames: Bossier, Rosier, Rodier, Rosler, Rossler, Rosiek, Roessler, Messier

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Rossier Family Origin

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Rossier Family Occupations

What did your Rossier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bookkeeper and Jeweler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rossier. The most common Rossier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Rossier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rossier family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Bookkeeper

  • Jeweler

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rossier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rossier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rossier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rossier 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 572 immigration records available for the last name Rossier. 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 279 military records available for the last name Rossier. For the veterans among your Rossier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rossier Life Expectancy

What is the average Rossier lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rossier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Rossier in 1944 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rossier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rossier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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