Roussey Family History

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Roussey Name Meaning

French: variant of Roussel or Roussy (see Rousey).

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

Similar surnames: Roussel, Rousey, Rowsey, Roussell, Rossey, Rousse, Rossel, Rousso

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Roussey Family Origin

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Roussey Family Occupations

What did your Roussey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roussey. The most common Roussey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Roussey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roussey family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Harness Maker

  • Keeping House


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

Roussey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Roussey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roussey 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 184 immigration records available for the last name Roussey. 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 329 military records available for the last name Roussey. For the veterans among your Roussey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roussey Life Expectancy

What is the average Roussey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roussey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Roussey in 1963 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roussey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roussey 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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