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Rossin Name Meaning

Italian: northern variant of Rossini, with loss of the final -i. French: diminutive of Roux.German: habitational name from a place so named near Anklam in West Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Rossen, Rossing, Rosin, Rossini, Rossum, Rosson, Zessin, Ross, Russi

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Where is the Rossin family from?

You can see how Rossin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rossin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rossin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Rossin families living in Virginia. This was about 36% of all the recorded Rossin's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Rossin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rossin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rossin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rossin. 24% of Rossin men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Rossin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rossin were Farm Laborer and Saleswoman.

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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

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    28%
  • Clerk
    23%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Saleswoman
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rossin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rossin 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 Rossin. 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 392 military records available for the last name Rossin. For the veterans among your Rossin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rossin lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Rossin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rossin in 1941 was 47, and 66 in 2004.

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