Rosten Family History
Rosten Name Meaning
English: variant of Rosson Norwegian (Røsten): habitational name from the farm name Røsten in Østerdal and Gudbrandsdal from rust ‘grove ridge’. Norwegian: habitational name from the farm name Rosten in Østerdal and Gudbrandsdal of unexplained etymology. Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames. Compare Rothstein .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022