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Rosson Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Rostherne in Cheshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Rodestorne, from the Old Scandinavian personal name Rauthr + Old English thorn or thyrne ‘thorn tree’. Italian: from an augmentative of Rosso.

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


Similar surnames: Roston, Rosso, Bossom, Rossen, Robson, Gosson, Rossin, Posson, Musson

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Rosson Family Origin

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Rosson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosson. A less common occupation for the Rosson family was Laborer. The most common Rosson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Rosson's were Farmers.

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Rosson Historical Records

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Rosson Life Expectancy

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