Roscoe Family History

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Roscoe Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire called Roscoe, named in Old Norse with rá ‘roebuck’ + scógr ‘copse’. Americanized spelling of French Racicot.

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

Similar surnames: Rascoe, Rosche, Biscoe, Ruscoe, Briscoe, Rasco, Rose, Roston, Rosson

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Roscoe Family Origin

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Roscoe Family Occupations

What did your Roscoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Roscoe. 17% of Roscoe men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Roscoe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roscoe were Cotton Spinner and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Retired
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Cotton Spinner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Private Means
  • Incapacitated

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

Roscoe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Roscoe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roscoe 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Roscoe. 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 Roscoe. For the veterans among your Roscoe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roscoe Life Expectancy

What is the average Roscoe lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Roscoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Roscoe in 1940 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roscoe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roscoe 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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