Rossing Family History

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Rossing Name Meaning

German (Rössing): habitational name from a place so named south of Hannover. This name is also established in Denmark and Sweden.

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

Similar surnames: Rossini, Rossin, Mossing, Lossing, Massing, Rossen, Rosing, Hassing

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Rossing Family Origin

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Rossing Family Occupations

What did your Rossing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rossing. A less common occupation for the Rossing family was Shoe Maker. The most common Rossing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Rossing's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Shoe Maker


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

Rossing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rossing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rossing 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 996 immigration records available for the last name Rossing. 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 992 military records available for the last name Rossing. For the veterans among your Rossing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rossing Life Expectancy

What is the average Rossing lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rossing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rossing in 1959 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rossing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rossing 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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