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?

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

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  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Joiner

    2%
  • Charwoman

    1%

In 1881, the most common Roscoe occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Roscoe's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Roscoe family was Charwoman. Coal Miner, Labourer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roscoe.

Source: Census data for Roscoe | Data not to scale

Roscoe Historical Records

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Roscoe Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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