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Rosell Name Meaning

Catalan: variant of Catalan Rossell. Catalan: possibly also a habitational name from Rossell, a town in Castelló de la Plana. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ros ‘rose’ + the common surname suffix -ell, from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. Probably an altered spelling of German Rösel (see Roesel).

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


Similar surnames: Rosel, Dovell, Bodell, Forsell, Norell, Rodell, Rowell, Boswell

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Where is the Rosell family from?

You can see how Rosell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rosell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rosell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 13 Rosell families living in London. This was about 28% of all the recorded Rosell's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Rosell families in 1891.
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What did your Rosell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Rosell. 100% of Rosell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Rosell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosell. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Rosell lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rosell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rosell in 1956 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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