Rossway Family History

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Rossway Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Lonsway, Conway, Mossman, Rodway, Fossey, Longway, Cossey, Soloway

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Rossway Family Origin

Where is the Rossway family from?

Rossway Family Occupations

What did your Rossway ancestors do for a living?

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

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Rossway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rossway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rossway 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rossway. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rossway. For the veterans among your Rossway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rossway Life Expectancy

What is the average Rossway lifespan?

Between 1964 and 1994, in the United States, Rossway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rossway in 1964 was 81, and 79 in 1994.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rossway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rossway 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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