De Roos Family History

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De Roos Name Meaning

Dutch (de Roos): from roos ‘rose’ with the addition of the definite article de, probably a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a rose, or possibly a nickname for a man with a rosy complexion.

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

Similar surnames: De Roo, De Good, De Wolf, De Groot, De Hoog, De Rose, De Foor

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De Roos Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the De Roos name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name De Roos. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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De Roos Family Origin

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De Roos Family Occupations

What did your De Roos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common De Roos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of De Roos's were Farmers. Farmer and None were the top 2 reported jobs worked by De Roos.

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  • Farmer

  • None


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De Roos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Roos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Roos 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 De Roos. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 De Roos. For the veterans among your De Roos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Roos Life Expectancy

What is the average De Roos lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, De Roos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for De Roos in 1959 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

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