Rousey Family History

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Rousey Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Roussy, a southern derivative of Roux, or Roussée, topographic name for someone who lived in an area prone to dew, rosée. Compare Roussey, Rowsey, Rowzee.

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

Similar surnames: Rossey, Rasey, Rous, Causey, Fossey, Housey, Rouse, Roussey, Dossey

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Rousey Family Origin

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Rousey Family Occupations

What did your Rousey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rousey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Rousey's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rousey. A less common occupation for the Rousey family was Daily Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Works On Farm

  • Daily Laborer


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

Rousey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rousey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rousey 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 145 immigration records available for the last name Rousey. 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 873 military records available for the last name Rousey. For the veterans among your Rousey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rousey Life Expectancy

What is the average Rousey lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rousey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Rousey in 1947 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rousey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rousey 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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