Orosz Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Orosz Name Meaning

Hungarian: ethnic name for a Russian, orosz, from Turkish urus, in turn derived from Russian Rusak ‘Russian’, which owes its origin to a Scandinavian term meaning ‘oarsman’, ‘rower’ (a reference to the fact that the Russian state was first established by Scandinavians who rowed their ships inland from the Baltic sea).

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

Similar surnames: Grosz, Oros, Grosh, Ross, Aros, Orso, Drost, Frost, Brosz, Moros

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Orosz Family Origin

Where is the Orosz family from?

Orosz Family Occupations

What did your Orosz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Domestic Servant was the top reported job for people in the UK named Orosz.

View Census data for Orosz | Data not to scale

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Orosz Historical Records

What Orosz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Orosz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orosz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Orosz

Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Orosz. 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.

View all Orosz immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Orosz. For the veterans among your Orosz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Orosz military records

You've only scratched the surface of Orosz family history.

Orosz Life Expectancy

What is the average Orosz lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Orosz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Orosz in 1952 was 29, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orosz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orosz 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.

Famous Orosz Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name