Rossner Family History

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Rossner Name Meaning

variant of Röesner (see Rosler), Roesler, or Roessler. (Rössner): habitational name from any of several places called Rössen in Saxony and East Prussia. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’.

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

Similar surnames: Rosner, Glossner, Rossen, Roscher, Rosauer, Rasner, Risner, Rossler

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Rossner Family Origin

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Rossner Family Occupations

What did your Rossner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rossner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Rossner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rossner family was Drives Truck. Farmer, Carpenter and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rossner.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Confectioner

  • Drives Truck


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

Rossner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rossner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rossner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rossner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Rossner. For the veterans among your Rossner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rossner Life Expectancy

What is the average Rossner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rossner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Rossner in 1945 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rossner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rossner 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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