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Rosario Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: mostly from a short form of Spanish (del) Rosario, Portuguese (do) Rosá, from rosario ‘rosary’; or from the Marian name María del Rosario, given in particular to a girl who was born on the festival of Our Lady of the Rosary, celebrated on the first Sunday in October. The word derives from Late Latin rosarium ‘rose garden’, and was transferred to a set of devotions dedicated to the Virgin Mary as the result of the medieval symbolism which constantly compared her to a rose. Italian: from the male personal name Rosario, of the same origin as 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Osorio, Rozario, Cesario, Rosato, Rosado, Cosio, Nazario, Rosin

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Rosario Family Origin

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Rosario Family Occupations

What did your Rosario ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fireman Seagoing and Charwoman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rosario. 25% of Rosario men worked as a Fireman Seagoing and 25% of Rosario women worked as a Charwoman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rosario were Ships Donkeyman 526499 and Rice Mill Hand Bag Steels

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fireman Seagoing
    25%
  • General Labourer
    25%
  • Packer Rice Mill Heavy Work
    25%
  • Ships Donkeyman 526499
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Charwoman
    25%
  • Cook housekeeper
    25%
  • Domestic Duties
    25%
  • Rice Mill Hand Bag Steels
    25%

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

Rosario Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 101,000 census records available for the last name Rosario. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosario 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 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosario. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Rosario. For the veterans among your Rosario ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosario Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rosario life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rosario in 1942 was 24, and 68 in 2004.

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