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Rossing Name Meaning

German (Rössing): habitational name from a place so named south of Hanover. This surname is also found 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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Where is the Rossing family from?

You can see how Rossing families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rossing family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rossing families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Rossing family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Rossing's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rossing families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rossing surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rossing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rossing. 32% of Rossing men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Rossing women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rossing were Laborer and Teacher. .

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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
    32%
  • Manager
    10%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    31%
  • Housework
    24%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Teacher
    16%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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